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Executive ARCHIVE

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

Sears Holdings is escalating its number of store closures. Or maybe it isn’t. Crowd-sourced financial news website Seeking Alpha reported yesterday that Sears Holdings will close more than 110 outlets and lay off more than 6,000 workers. Sears Holdings has not commented, but Seeking Alpha journalist Mitch Nolen has proof that Sears Holdings plans to […]

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.

Nordstrom to Acquire Trunk Club  Aug 01, 2014 10:13 AM By MCM Staff

Trunk Club’s 250 personal stylists build true, one-to-one relationships with their members to understand their lifestyles and styling preferences before hand-selecting merchandise that is then shipped to the customer.

Schedules That Work Act is the Next Assault on Profitability  Jul 29, 2014 8:59 PM By Curt Barry

Here is the latest assault on our industry’s profitability. The Schedules That Work Act will kill company profitability and ultimately sacrifice jobs.






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