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August 21, 2014

The Home Depot on Thursday named Craig Menear, president of the chain's U.S. retail business, as CEO and president, effective Nov. 1.

August 20, 2014

Gordmans Stores has named Andrew T. Hall president and CEO, effective Aug. 19.

August 19, 2014

GameStop Corp. said CEO Paul Raines had unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.

August 18, 2014

Aeropostale announced that Julian R. Geiger has rejoined the company as CEO, effective immediately.

August 18, 2014

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August 15, 2014

Darden Restaurants Inc. has retained global executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates to assist the company with the recruitment of its next CEO.

August 14, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. stayed the course in the second quarter, delivering profit within Wall Street expectations, but cut its forecast for the full year as its U.S. business remains lackluster and costs associated with building new smaller-format stores, healthcare and e-commerce improvements continue to rise.

August 13, 2014

Travis Smith has resigned as president and CEO of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

August 11, 2014

Capping a turbulent summer for maternity apparel retailers, Destination Maternity CEO Ed Krell has resigned effective immediately, and will be replaced by Anthony Romano, former CEO of Charming Shoppes, Inc.

August 6, 2014

Another retailer is looking for a chief executive: Aaron’s Inc. announced that Ronald W. Allen, 72, will retire as CEO and as a member of the board of directors of Aaron’s, effective Aug. 31.

August 6, 2014

Sascha Bopp, CEO of Crate &and Barrel, has resigned. The retailer’s COO and CFO, Adrian Mitchell, has assumed interim leadership.

August 6, 2014

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August 5, 2014

In a surprise announcement, GNC Holdings Inc. said that Joe Fortunato, chairman, president and CEO of the company, is stepping down.

August 5, 2014

J.C. Penney Company will open its first-ever store in Brooklyn, further increasing its New York City footprint, on Aug. 29.

August 5, 2014

On dates ranging from October 19, 2013 and April 10, 2014, hackers compromised the security of credit card processing systems at 33 locations of the P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain in Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada and North Carolina, and may have stolen consumer credit card data.

July 31, 2014

Following the resignation of president and chief merchandising officer Kathryn Bufano to take the CEO slot at Bon-Ton, Belk has promoted David Zant as its replacement, effective Aug. 11.

July 31, 2014

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced the appointment of Kathryn Bufano to the position of president and CEO, effective Aug. 25.

July 31, 2014

After weeks of speculation, Nordstrom Inc. has entered into an agreement to buy Trunk Club, a five-year-old e-commerce site offering personalized clothing services for men.

July 31, 2014

Target Corp. on Thursday named retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell as its new CEO and chairman of the board, effective Aug. 12.

July 24, 2014

American Apparel Inc. announced four new directors to its board, including the company’s first-ever female board member, Colleen Brown, a former CEO of Fisher Communications, and former Walgreens executive Joseph Magnacca, who took the reins as CEO of RadioShack last year.

July 24, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO of Market Basket who was ousted as CEO of parent company Demoulas Super Markets, plans to bid to purchase the company.

July 24, 2014

It’s no shock Bill Simon is leaving after not getting the lead role when Mike Duke stepped down as Walmart CEO last year.

July 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S. since June 2010, is leaving the company.

July 22, 2014

Michael Weiss, who started with Express when it was an eight-store operation, will retire as CEO of the 600 plus-store specialty apparel company when its fiscal year ends on January 30, 2015.

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