Operations

Jan 20, 2009
Wal-Mart president and CEO Lee Scott has issued the following statement...
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Jan 20, 2009
Zale Corp. announced Tuesday that CFO Rodney Carter has stepped down,...
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Jan 19, 2009
British fashion house Burberry PLC announced on Tuesday that it will lay...
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Jan 19, 2009
Trans World Entertainment Corp., parent to the f.y.e. (For Your...
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Jan 19, 2009
ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate reported on Tuesday that...
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Jan 18, 2009
Albertsons plans to close some of its locations in Florida....
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Jan 18, 2009
Lord & Taylor has received a $60 million cash injection from owner...
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Operations Guest Perspective

How to Drive Sales and Boost Customer Satisfaction by Maximizing the Value of Helpful Expertise
By Tom Stockham, CEO of Experticity
Remember the days when stores differentiated themselves against the competition on service? When consumers sought out expert product recommendations from knowledgeable sales associates? And bought from the one who worked hardest to help them find just the right product for their needs?

 

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People on the Move

Former Williams-Sonoma exec to head global retail at Levi’s
Levi Strauss & Co. has named Craig Nomura as president of global retail, effective Feb. 3, 2014. He joins Levi’s from Williams-Sonoma Inc., where he was most recently senior VP of global development.
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Ops Surveys

Report: Always-on consumers, showrooming among 2013 retail trends
A new report by Experian Marketing Services finds that several key retail trends will impact how marketers shape their messages in 2013.
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Publix leads all retailers in customer satisfaction, followed by Amazon and Office Depot
Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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