Executive ARCHIVE

Belk Announces the Appointment of a New CEO  Jun 30, 2016 4:27 PM By MCM Staff

The Board of Directors of Belk, Inc. announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. Former Hot Topic CEO, Lisa Harper will take over, see what this will mean for the company.

Jeff Gennette Will Replace Terry Lundgren as Macy’s Inc.’s CEO  Jun 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.

Using a DOR Board and Huddle to Empower Team Members  Jun 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.

Why Large Retailers Are Acquiring Flash Sale Sites  Jun 20, 2016 5:19 PM By Daniela Forte

Large retailers acquiring major flash sale sites are slowly becoming the norm in today’s retail landscape. See what acquiring major flash sale sites means for major retailers and their business model.

Ashley Stewart Acquired by The Invus Group  Jun 06, 2016 3:37 PM By MCM Staff

Ashley Stewart, Inc today announced that an affiliate of The Invus Group LLC , in partnership with senior management, has acquired a controlling interest in the company from affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and FirePine Group, LLC. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Secaucus, NJ, Ashley Stewart is a global […]

Deckers Brands Announces Appointment of New CEO  Jun 01, 2016 2:54 PM By MCM Staff

Deckers Brands announced the appointment of its new CEO last month, succeeding Angel Martinez. See who will take on the role and what it will mean for the brand.

Staples CEO Ron Sargent to Step Down  May 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.

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.

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