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WE panel focuses on African-American talent

WE panel focuses on African-American talent

NEW YORK — Earlier this week, the “WE Move Forward” panel series discussed strategies to develop more African-American talent and growth in the retail and consumer packaged goods industries. Here is the video of the event. Panelists were Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Walgreens Boots Alliance executive vice president and global chief human resources officer; Latriece Watkins, executive

Walmart names new VP for O-T-Cs

Walmart names new VP for O-T-Cs

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has transitioned two merchandising executives to new roles. Annie Walker has been named the new vice president of merchandising operations, apparel, for Walmart U.S. She will report to Kevin Pate. Julie Barber will take over as the new vice president and divisional merchandise manager of O-T-C merchandising, reporting to Latriece Watkins. “We

Marybeth Hays to leave post at Walmart

Marybeth Hays to leave post at Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Marybeth Hays, one of  Walmart’s highest-ranking female executives, will be leaving the company in January 2019.  Hays, who had served as executive vice president of consumables and health and wellness for just over a year, will leave the company early next year, according to an internal memo sent Friday from U.S. chief