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Executive ARCHIVE

5 Ways to Enhance Digital Performance Right Now  Mar 09, 2014 4:40 PM By Robert DuRoss

In today’s hyper-connected environment, producing slow-loading or unavailable content is equal to providing no digital content at all. While the challenge to produce always-on, high-performing content is daunting, the truth is, it can be done. In fact, it starts with some relatively easy first steps.

How Retailers Can Take a Proactive Approach to Data Recovery  Mar 09, 2014 2:57 PM By Jeff Baken

AmeriPride has turned its attention to improving its customer experience by developing a centralized disaster recovery program to protect its data. Here are four things AmeriPride looked for in a disaster recovery program.

Prologis Discusses Same-day Delivery and What’s Trending in DCs  Mar 06, 2014 12:21 PM By Erin Lynch

On Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” Prologis chairman and CEO, Hamid Moghadam touched on some of the hottest trends in American distribution including the location of the DCs to the customer and same-day delivery.

Target CIO Resigns after Holiday Security Breach  Mar 05, 2014 1:21 PM By Erin Lynch

Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.

RadioShack Announces 1,100 Store Closings and Q4 Sales Decline  Mar 04, 2014 3:31 PM By Erin Lynch

RadioShack announced this week that it plans to close 1,100 under performing stores as well as huge losses in its fourth quarter earnings. According to its Q4 financials, the electronics retailer reported that net sales and operating revenues for the quarter decreased to $935.4 million from $1.17 billion in the same quarter last year

Men’s Wearhouse Announces Non-disclosure Agreement with Jos. A. Bank  Mar 03, 2014 1:45 PM By Erin Lynch

Men’s Wearhouse has confirmed that it entered into a non-disclosure agreement with Jos. A. Bank and agreed to exchange certain confidential information and to work in good faith to evaluate a potential combination. It was also announced that Men’s Wearhouse has received a draft merger agreement from Jos. A. Bank.

PetBox CEO Opens Up About Superman, the NFL, and Free Shipping  Mar 03, 2014 1:01 PM By Erin Lynch

Sean Conlon, the co-founder and CEO of PetBox, got candid with Multichannel Merchant and opened up about his preferences for free shipping, same-day delivery, which merchant is mastering the fulfillment space, and his dreams of playing in the NFL.

The Home Depot Names Craig Menear U.S. Retail President  Feb 28, 2014 11:23 AM By MCM Staff

Home Depot has announced that Craig Menear has been named the U.S. Retail President. In his new role, Menear will add responsibility for all of Home Depot’s U.S. store operations, with Marvin Ellison, executive vice president, U.S. stores, reporting to him.

Best Buy’s 4Q Ecommerce Sales Increase 25.8%  Feb 27, 2014 10:44 AM By Daniela Forte

It was a good quarter for online sales at Best Buy. The company reported that comparable online sales of $1.57 billion saw an increase of 25.8% over 2012, according to its earnings release.

Chico’s FAS 4Q Net Sales Down 6.4%, FY Sales Flat  Feb 27, 2014 9:21 AM By MCM Staff

Chico’s FAS ended its fiscal year with flat net sales, and was hurt by a 6.4% decrease in fourth-quarter sales, the retailer said in its earnings release.






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