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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’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.
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.
Vergani most recently served as IBM’s vice president of European sales for the Global Process Services division.
In his new role, Blake Vaughn will oversee the Fifth Gear’s sales initiatives, go-to-market strategies, and marketing programs.
Rosen brings more than 20 years of retail and ecommerce leadership to Levi’s, most recently as senior vice president of global ecommerce at Walmart Stores Inc.
Stuart Weitzman previously operated as a division of The Jones Group, which was acquired by Sycamore Partners on April 8.
DSW Inc. will purchase for cash approximately 44% interest in Town Shoes, the largest footwear and accessories retailer in Canada, for CAD $68 million.
Geneva Watch Group announced today that it has appointed Kevin Hall as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Sales of $2.4 billion increased 5% vs. $2.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013 for the B2B industrial supplies giant.