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Target names Bauer SVP, global inventory management

Target names Bauer SVP, global inventory management

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced that John Bauer will join the company as senior vice president, global inventory management. In this role, Bauer will lead the teams responsible for ordering, inventory positioning, global trade and domestic transportation. He will report to Arthur Valdez Jr., Target’s executive vice president and chief supply chain officer. Bauer most

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Jeff Burt as senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage. Burt joins Target from Kroger Co., where he most recently served as president of the Fred Meyer division. He will assume his new post effective April 10. In this role, Burt will be charged

Albertsons names Iyengar senior VP of digital

Albertsons names Iyengar senior VP of digital

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has appointed Narayan Iyengar as senior vice president, digital marketing and e-commerce. In this role, he will be responsible for leading all aspects of digital marketing, including loyalty programs, shopper marketing and the overall digital presence, as well as the e-commerce business, which includes home delivery. “As a company, we’ve

Target adds logistics vet Natarajan

Target adds logistics vet Natarajan

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired former Walmart executive Shekar Natarajan for the newly created role of senior vice president, network planning and operational design, with oversight of Target’s direct-to-store and direct-to-customer shipping operations. Natarajan will join Target on November 20 and work out of its offices in Sunnyvale, Calif. He will report to Arthur

Preston Mosier to head Target fulfillment

Preston Mosier to head Target fulfillment

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. named Preston Mosier senior vice president of fulfillment operations. He will oversee the company’s direct-to-consumer fulfillment centers, as well as the process improvement, customer experience and product management functions related to direct fulfillment. He will report to  executive vice president and chief supply chain and logistics officer Arthur Valdez. Mosier brings

E.&J. Gallo agrees to buy The Ranch Winery

E.&J. Gallo agrees to buy The Ranch Winery

MODESTO, Calif. – E.&J. Gallo Winery has agreed to purchase The Ranch Winery, a custom crush winery specializing in both small- and large-scale production in St. Helena, Calif. “We are excited to have this highly capable winery in close proximity to our other Napa wineries. This purchase supports the company’s continued growth in the super

Wegmans is bullish about Mass.

MEDFORD, Mass. – Continuing its rapid expansion in Massachusetts, Wegmans Food Markets Inc. will debut in this Boston suburb. The chain’s supermarket here, in a mall undergoing a renovation, will likely be its sixth in the state. Wegmans’ most recent opening in the Bay State came in October in Westwood. The stores’ offerings include premium

Riedl joins Walmart in health role

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Former longtime Walgreens executive George Riedl has been named a senior vice president and president of health and wellness at Walmart. He succeeds Labeed Diab, who left Walmart to join Brookdale Senior Living Inc. as chief operating officer. Riedl most recently was president of Advanced Marketing & Sales Inc., an independent sales,