Marks & Spencer appoints Starcount to help enhance customer understanding and predict future buying behaviour

LONDON, 2018-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (06 February 2018) announces the appointment of data science company, Starcount, as part of its ongoing programme of change under its five-year transformation plans. The partnership will help enhance customer understanding and insight through personalisation of M&S’ loyalty and CRM programmes including M&S’s Sparks Card. […]

Bartell Drugs appoints Adam Wampler as new SVP of Operations

SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs, the country’s largest and oldest family owned pharmacy, announced that it has hired Adam Wampler as new Senior Vice President of Operations. Wampler has over 30 years of experience working with Safeway, and the Safeway/Albertsons organization. In his most recent position as its Northern California Senior Vice […]

Xcel Brands appoints Deborah Weinswig to its board of directors

NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) announced today (Jan. 25, 2018) the appointment of Deborah Weinswig to its board of directors. A leading global retail analyst, Weinswig is the Managing Director of FGRT (Fung Global Retail & Technology), the think tank for the Hong Kong-based Fung Group. Robert D’Loren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

CBRE appoints Brian Harringon and Brennan McReynolds to leadership positions for CBRE 360

Los Angeles, 2018-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE has appointed Brian Harringon and Brennan McReynolds to leadership positions for CBRE 360, the company’s new capability focused on delivering enhanced employee experiences in the workplace. Mr. Harrington will be Chief Product Office for CBRE 360 while Mr. McReynolds will serve as Senior Vice President, Business Development & Operations for […]

Darden Restaurants appoints Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) today (January 22, 2018) announced the appointment of Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position within Darden. As COO, George will maintain his oversight of Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52 and International Franchising while adding Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen to his leadership […]

Dixons Carphone appoints Alex Baldock as Group Chief Executive

LONDON, 2018-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dixons Carphone plc announces the appointment of Alex Baldock as Group Chief Executive from April 2018, to succeed Sebastian James who has informed the board of his decision to step down around the end of the financial year after six years in the role. Sebastian will be joining Walgreens […]

LVMH appoints Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline

LVMH appoints Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline   Paris, 2018-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH announces the appointment of Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline with effect from February this year. He will direct all Céline collections, extending to men’s fashion, couture and fragrances. Hedi Slimane’s […]

Kering appoints Grégory Boutté as Chief Client and Digital Officer

London, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Grégory Boutté as Chief Client and Digital Officer, effective today. He will report directly to Jean-François Palus, Managing director of Kering, and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. His responsabilities as Kering’s Chief Client and Digital Officer will be to […]

Subway® appoints Len Van Popering as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation

Milford, CT, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Subway® restaurants announces Len Van Popering has joined the company as Vice President of Global Brand Management and Innovation. Van Popering is charged with driving Subway’s ongoing global transformation through food innovation (including core menu items, snacks and beverages), brand positioning, visual identity, and channel development (including delivery, […]

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer   NEW BRITAIN, Conn., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has named Dr. Mark Maybury to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer. Maybury joins the organization from The MITRE Corporation, where he held a variety […]

Hermes Europe appoints Carole Walker Chief Executive Officer

Hamburg, 2017-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Long-time Chief of Hermes UK has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hermes Europe, Hamburg. The experienced and highly successful manager takes over the leadership of all European logistics activities of the Otto Group from Donald Pilz. Long-time Chief of Hermes UK has been appointed Chief Executive Officer […]

Russian food retailer O’KEY Group S.A. appoints Tariel Bokuchava as its new Director of Information Technologies

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY, the “Group”), one of the leading Russian food retailers, announces the appointment of Tariel Bokuchava as its new Director of Information Technologies. All materials published by the Group are available on its website www.okeyinvestors.ru. Mr. Bokuchava is succeeding Nikolay Zatravin from July 2017. […]

FOCUS Brands appoints Kat Cole as Chief Operating Officer and President, North America

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOCUS Brands, the franchisor of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s® , Carvel®, Cinnabon®, McAlister’s Deli®, Moe’s Southwest Grill® and Schlotzsky’s®, continues on the path of industry leading growth by today (June 19, 2017) announcing that Kat Cole has been named Chief Operating Officer and President, North America.  In this new position, Kat […]

New Look Retail Group appoints Paula Dumont López as Chief Creative Officer

London, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of New Look Retail Group Ltd (the “Company” or “New Look”) today (27 Jun 2017) announces the appointment of Paula Dumont López as Chief Creative Officer. She will join the Board in September 2017 and replace current CCO Roger Wightman. Following a successful transition Roger will […]

X5 Retail Group appoints Svetlana Demyashkevich as Chief Financial Officer

Moscow, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces that Svetlana Demyashkevich has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer effective from 29 June 2017. Dmitry Gimmelberg has decided to leave the Company, but will temporarily stay on as Advisor to […]

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer   Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 22, 2017) announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer […]

ascena retail group appoints Marc Lasry and Stacey Rauch as members of its Board of Directors

MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), today (Jun. 8, 2017) announced that, after an extensive search, Marc Lasry and Stacey Rauch have been appointed as members of ascena’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. MARC LASRY re-joins the Board, having previously served as a member of the Board from […]

J.Crew Group, Inc. appoints James Brett as Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J.Crew Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today (June 5, 2017) that it has named James Brett as Chief Executive Officer. Brett, an executive with more than 25 years of retail experience, most recently served as President of specialty home furnishing company West Elm. Brett will assume the […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club appoints Scott Kessler as EVP, Chief Information Officer and Rafeh Masood as SVP Chief Digital Officer

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 30, 2017) announced two new leaders that will drive the company’s technology roadmap and omnichannel transformation. Scott Kessler has been named executive vice president, Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. In addition, Rafeh Masood has joined BJ’s as senior vice president, Chief Digital […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Michael G. Shaffer as the new deputy director of acquisition management

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michael G. Shaffer is the new deputy director of acquisition management for the Defense Commissary Agency effective April 30. The announcement came from Larry Hahn, director of acquisition management. Shaffer previously served as enterprise acquisition division chief and will continue to provide oversight to this division […]

SpartanNash appoints Kathy Mahoney as President MDV military division

SpartanNash appoints Kathy Mahoney as President MDV military division   Senior executive expands her role with the nation’s fifth largest food distributor and leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. commissaries Byron Center, MI,, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) today (May 24th, 2017) announced Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Kathy […]

JCPenney appoints Marci Grebstein as executive vice president, chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (May 23, 2017) announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis […]

Nordstrom appoints Stacy Brown-Philpot as new director and reelects eleven existing members of the Board

SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced on May 16, 2017 the reelection of eleven existing members of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. Former board director, Enrique ‘Rick’ Hernandez, Jr., announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking […]

Marks & Spencer appoints Jill McDonald to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty

LONDON, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer announces that Jill McDonald, currently CEO at Halfords, has been appointed to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty. Jill’s role will have overall profit and loss accountability for all aspects of the M&S non-Food business, from design and sourcing through to […]

US Foods appoints Ty Gent as Chief Supply Chain Officer

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today (April 10, 2017) that Ty Gent has joined the company as Chief Supply Chain Officer, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Pietro Satriano. Gent will oversee all warehousing, transportation and supply chain strategy and operations on behalf of […]

BlueStar appoints Mr. Laurent Berger as EVP of sales for Europe

Hebron, KY, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — BlueStar is pleased to announce that Mr. Laurent Berger has been appointed as executive vice president of sales for Europe. Mr. Berger has been working at BlueStar for a number of years, and has been an instrumental part of the significant growth BlueStar has achieved in the […]

Coach appoints Ian Bickley to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic Alliances

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today (Apr. 6, 2017) announced that Ian Bickley, currently President, International Group for the Coach brand, will be elevated to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic […]

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (April 6, 2017) announced that current executive vice president and general counsel Thomas M. Moriarty has been appointed to the newly created role […]

John Lewis appoints Julie Blake as Branch Manager for its first ever shop in Oxford

London, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has taken the next step toward opening its first ever shop in Oxford today ( 16 March 2017) by announcing the appointment of long-standing Partner Julie Blake as Branch Manager. Julie will be responsible for the overall success of the 120,000 sq ft shop, which represents […]

LCP appoints West Midlands property agencies Bulleys and Lambert Smith Hampton to jointly market Prime Point

London, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading commercial property investment company LCP has appointed two West Midlands property agencies to help attract businesses to its multi-million pound speculative development. LCP is building Prime Point, a 130,000 sq ft development of four industrial and warehouse units, on a site at its flagship Pensnett Estate business estate […]