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Executive ARCHIVE

Speed Commerce Acquires Fifth Gear  Nov 24, 2014 4:50 PM By Tim Parry

The transaction provides Speed Commerce with a diverse list of marquee clients on long-term contracts, adds substantial fulfillment services assets, and solidifies the company’s position as one of the fastest growing providers of end-to-end ecommerce services.

Petco to Acquire Drs. Foster and Smith  Nov 24, 2014 4:40 PM By Tim Parry

Petco has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading veterinary-owned online pet supply company. The acquisition will unite one of the largest pet specialty retailers with one of the largest online pet retailers in the country.

What’s the Deal with Sears Holdings?  Oct 24, 2014 1:55 PM By Tim Parry

When you compare Sears Holdings with its big box counterparts, it seems to be ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation and technology. However, Sears Holdings is losing money like crazy, and rumor has it store closings will escalate. Here’s a look at some of the technology and innovation that’s making Sears Holdings brands Sears and Kmart look like winners.

JC Penney Names New CEO Just Before the Holidays  Oct 13, 2014 10:52 AM By Daniela Forte

JC Penney has named Marvin Ellison, currently the executive vice president of stores at Home Depot, as its new president and CEO-designee effective Nov. 1, according to a press release.

Maurices Names Ali Wing CMO, EVP Of Digital Commerce  Sep 09, 2014 4:29 PM By Tim Parry

Ali Wing has accepted the position of Chief Marketing Officer, EVP of Digital Commerce at maurices, a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group.

Batteries Plus Expands Business Overseas with Acquisition  Sep 08, 2014 5:19 PM By MCM Staff

Batteries Plus LLC has acquired privately held LED Hut Ltd., a leading provider of LED lighting products, including bulbs and light fixtures, to customers throughout Europe.

1-800-Flowers Acquires Harry & David  Sep 02, 2014 5:34 PM By Daniela Forte

Online floral retailer 1-800-Flowers announced it has acquired specialty gift retailer Harry & David Holdings Inc. for $142.5 million, according to a press release.

QVC U.S. CEO Claire Watts Resigns  Sep 02, 2014 4:30 PM By Tim Parry

Claire Watts has resigned from her role as Chief Executive Officer of QVC’s U.S. operations, effective Friday, September 5, to pursue other opportunities.

Vitamin Shoppe Vet Archbold Replacing Fortunato in GNC Shakeup  Aug 05, 2014 11:13 AM By Tim Parry

Former Vitamin Shoppe President and COO Michael G. Archbold has been named CEO of GNC, effective immediately, replacing Joseph Fortunato. Here’s why GNC made the change at the top.

Target and Walmart Announce New Leaders  Aug 01, 2014 3:05 PM By Daniela Forte

It was a busy week for executive hirings: Target brought in a new chairman and CEO, and Walmart U.S. promoted its new president and CEO from within.






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