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Executive ARCHIVE

It’s the End of Sears (and Kmart) as We Know It  May 28, 2016 10:39 PM By Tim Parry

It looks like the end is near for Sears and Kmart… Or at least Sears and Kmart stores and ecommerce sites. Here’s why Sears Holdings’ announcement that it would seek alternatives for its Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard brands is the death knell for the iconic retail stores.

Sports Authority Begins Closing Retail Locations  May 26, 2016 2:11 PM By MCM Staff

Going out of business sales have officially begun at Sports Authority retail locations. See what plans have been put in place for the sports retailer’s liquidation process at its 450 U.S. locations.

How to Get Team Members to Buy Into Company Culture  May 22, 2016 7:12 AM By Angie Stocklin

How do you get your team members to buy into company culture? Whether you’ve been struggling with culture for a while, or you want to instill a new type of culture in your company, here are a few steps that can help guide you through the often tricky process.

Rue La La Appoints Mark McWeeny as Chief Executive Officer  May 19, 2016 2:42 PM By MCM Staff

Rue La La Chairman Michael Rubin announced the appointment of Mark McWeeny as Chief Executive Officer. See what this will mean for the brand.

Judge Denies Staples-Office Depot Merger  May 11, 2016 11:47 AM By Mike O'Brien

A federal court judge has ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to block the proposed Staples-Office Depot merger, upholding the FTC’s December lawsuit which claimed the resulting monopolistic company would harm consumers by adversely affecting office supply prices.

What Is Driving Challenges in Brick-and-Mortar Retail?  May 05, 2016 4:47 PM By Daniela Forte

In recent weeks and months, major retailers have been filing for bankruptcy, closing stores and slashing jobs. See what retailers are rethinking their business.

Sports Authority Calling it Quits  Apr 28, 2016 1:28 PM By Tim Parry

Sports Authority won’t come out of bankruptcy as an independent company and instead wants to sell off all its holdings, according to a report from The Denver Post.

Coach Bags More Than 300 Jobs  Apr 27, 2016 1:52 PM By Tim Parry

Even though struggling Coach Inc.’s sales rose 13% in the third quarter, the accessories merchant announced Tuesday that it will bag more than 300 positions worldwide, representing about a 10% decrease in its global corporate staff. That includes these two top-ranking company officials.

Nordstrom to Slash 350 to 400 Jobs  Apr 21, 2016 11:05 AM By Tim Parry

Nordstrom, Inc. announced Monday that it would reduce approximately 350 to 400 corporate and regional support positions through a phased approach that should be completed by the end of the second quarter.

Help Wanted: Macy’s, Kohl’s & Old Navy Look for New Marketing Heads  Apr 18, 2016 12:06 PM By Tim Parry

The “Help Wanted” signs have gone up at Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Old Navy, who are all looking for new heads of their respective marketing departments. Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer, has decided to leave the company, effective May 13, after 32 years of service. Reardon was named Macy’s Chief Marketing Officer in February 2012. She leads Macy’s multi-faceted […]






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