Retail News Breaks Archives
Supervalu Inc. has appointed Janel Haugarth, who had been executive vice president, president and chief operating officer of supply chain services, to the new position of executive vice president, merchandising and logistics.
Shoppers grew cautious in December, and their mood translated into softer same-store sales growth for retailers.
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. has named a new retail operations head and said its marketing chief is leaving the company, with his duties to be divided among several executives going forward.
Amid disappointing sales and takeover rumors, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. has shaken up management and unveiled plans to close five underperforming stores and restructure its home office and some field operations.
Sears Holdings Corp. has promoted Deidra Cheeks Merriwether to senior vice president and president of retail services.
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is catering to mobile customers with the launch of a smartphone application offering store location and shopping functionality.
Weis Markets Inc. has kicked off the new year by lowering prices on 2,400 staple items.
Dollar General Corp. is slated to create 6,000 new jobs with its plan to open 625 new stores during its 2011 fiscal year.