Leadership TeamJun 23, 2016 10:58 AM By MCM Staff
Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s Inc.’s CEO since 2003 and Chairman since 2004, will transition the position of CEO to Jeff Gennette in the first quarter of 2017. Gennette will join the Macy’s, Inc. board of directors, effective today – bringing the size of the board to 14 members. He will assume additional management responsibility during the transition period, including oversight of the Macy’s stores organization.
Leadership TeamJun 22, 2016 5:44 PM By Angie Stocklin
How do you get your team to work together to solve departmental problems? One option is to move away from the old way of doing things (the “we say, you do”) and towards a more transparent process in which team members feel responsible for the department’s (and company’s) success. An easy way to implement this idea of ownership is through team huddles and DOR boards.
Leadership TeamMay 31, 2016 5:17 PM By MCM Staff
Staples Inc. announced that its CEO Ron Sargent will step down from his post effective June 14. See who will be taking on as interim CEO while the office-supply company looks for a new CEO.
Leadership TeamApr 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.
Leadership TeamApr 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 […]
Leadership TeamOct 02, 2015 12:00 PM By MCM Staff
And the first Christmas shoe of the 2015 holiday season has dropped… Staples has announced will not be open on Thanksgiving Day. I mean, really, a retail store not open on Thanksgiving Day? That’s sacrilege! I’m kidding, of course. This whole phenomenon of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day so shoppers could beat the Black […]
Leadership TeamSep 25, 2015 12:09 PM By MCM Staff
The deadline for U.S. merchants to be on board with EMV technology is less than a week away. Here’s hoping the ecommerce world is prepared for the post-EMV world…
Leadership TeamJul 16, 2015 5:01 AM By MCM Staff
eBags, Inc.’s Board of Directors has appointed Mike Edwards as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Edwards most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising for Staples, Inc.
Leadership TeamJul 10, 2015 7:07 PM By MCM Staff
The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day… and that means a lot of speculation… Keep reading to find out more about Prime Day, and the wrap-up of the rest of this week’s news…
Leadership TeamFeb 10, 2015 7:50 PM By MCM Staff
Mike Madden, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will be named President and Chief Executive Officer. Madden will replace Robert Alderson, who is retiring.