Executive ARCHIVE

Nordstrom’s Ecommerce Sales Rose Faster than Amazon.com  May 17, 2014 2:35 PM By Tim Parry

Nordstrom direct net sales increased 33% in the first quarter, driven by expanded merchandise selection and ongoing technology investments to enhance the online experience.

JCPenney Online Sales are Growing Faster than Amazon  May 16, 2014 9:58 AM By Tim Parry

Is JCPenney growing faster than Amazon.com? Not really. But based on its new sales reporting methodology, JCPenneys’ first-quarter online sales grew at a faster pace than Amazon’s. Here’s why.

Macy’s Inc. Not Interested in Sears Canada  May 14, 2014 3:47 PM By Tim Parry

Sears Holdings announced Wednesday that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its 51% interest in Sears Canada, including a potential sale of Sears Holdings’ interest or Sears Canada as a whole. But don’t expect Macy’s Inc. to make an offer.

The Liquidation of Coldwater Creek Begins  May 12, 2014 11:27 AM By MCM Staff

A joint venture of Gordon Brothers Group and Hilco Merchant Resources began Coldwater Creek’s closing sales on May 8. The women’s apparel seller filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on April 11.

From Intern to CTO: Bulu Box’s Caitlin Bales Graduates to C-Level  May 09, 2014 10:41 AM By Tim Parry

Here’s something you don’t see every day – someone trading in her mortarboard for a proverbial executive cap. But four months after she began an internship with Bulu Box, Caitlin Bales became the company’s chief technology officer.

Why Office Depot Will Close 400+ Stores  May 07, 2014 1:06 PM By Tim Parry

Office Depot chairman and CEO Roland Smith said a staged approach to store closures allows Office Depot to minimize risk and adapt its learnings to future groups of store closings.

Vitamin Shoppe Ecommerce Revenues Up 17%  May 07, 2014 7:33 AM By Tim Parry

Vitamin Shoppe’s total net sales in the first quarter increased 10.3% to $307.8 million compared to $279.1 million in the same period of the prior year.

Steinhafel Out as Target’s CEO  May 05, 2014 9:54 AM By Tim Parry

Following “extensive discussions,” with its board of directors, Gregg Steinhafel has stepped down as chairman, president and CEO of Target. The mass merchant has retained Korn Ferry to advise the board on a comprehensive CEO search.

Digital River Appoints Marco Vergani as GM and VP of EMEA  May 01, 2014 12:22 PM By Tim Parry

Vergani most recently served as IBM’s vice president of European sales for the Global Process Services division.

Blake Vaughn Joins Fifth Gear  Apr 22, 2014 7:02 AM By Tim Parry

In his new role, Blake Vaughn will oversee the Fifth Gear’s sales initiatives, go-to-market strategies, and marketing programs.






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