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BJ’s names Maile Clark, Michelle Gloeckler to board

BJ’s names Maile Clark, Michelle Gloeckler to board

ESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it has named investment analyst Maile Clark and former Walmart executive Michelle Gloeckler to its board of directors. “We’re pleased to add Maile and Michelle to our board of directors,” BJ’s chairman and chief executive officer Christopher Baldwin said in a statement. “They bring

Walmart’s Gloeckler departing for new job

Walmart’s Gloeckler departing for new job

KATY, Texas — Academy Ltd. announced Wednesday that it had hired Walmart executive Michelle Gloeckler as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, effective August 29. The company operates 210 Academy Sports + Outdoors stores in Texas and 14 other states, mostly in the Southeast, offering apparel, shoes, and equipment for a range of sporting and outdoor activities,

Walmart puts muscle behind Made in the USA push

Walmart puts muscle behind Made in the USA push

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart surprised suppliers at its third “Made in the USA Open Call” event, promising that it would say yes to virtually every product pitched. “At a minimum, we’re putting every item pitched in open call on Walmart.com,” said Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer for Walmart U.S. The promise came during the opening