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.
Dirk Montgomery, executive VP and CFO of Ascena Retail Group Inc. since January 2013, has accepted a position with a healthcare-related company based in Florida.
Karl Albrecht, who along with his brother Theo, created the Aldi supermarket chain from a small shop owned by his mother, has died at the age of 94, the New York Times reported.
Loblaw Companies Ltd., owner of the Joe Fresh brand, has promoted Mario Grauso to president of Joe Fresh.
Office Depot Inc. has named retail veteran Mark Cosby as president, North America.
Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, commented:
Demoulas Super Markets Inc., parent company of the Market Basket grocery chain, has reportedly fired some employees in the wake of inventory problems during the weekend of July 19-20.
British retailing giant Tesco Plc on Monday said CEO Philip Clarke would step down in October, to be replaced by 27-year Unilever executive Dave Lewis, with the change effective Oct. 1.
Michael J. Kowalski, CEO of Tiffany and Co., will retire from the company effective March 31, 2015.
DHgate.com, an e-commerce marketplace focused on cross-border trade of Chinese goods, has hired several new executives.
Williams-Sonoma announced the hiring of Ronald R. Young as senior VP global.
Frederic Van Roie has joined the business development team of Big Data management software provider Park City Group.
Randy Guiler has joined Dollar Tree Inc. as VP, investor relations.
The daily-deals website LivingSocial on Tuesday named Gautam Thakar, a longtime eBay executive, as its incoming president and CEO.
Simon has named retail and real estate executive Stephen Yalof as CEO of premium outlets and senior executive VP of Simon.
Mindy Grossman, the chief executive of HSN Inc., reportedly declined an offer to become CEO of J.C. Penney Company in May.
arbara Turf, 71, former CEO of Crate and Barrel, died July 12, at Evanston Hospital, of pancreatic cancer, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Abercrombie & Fitch has reorganized its Diversity & Inclusion structure.
Kevin Mead, the former senior VP, director of Stores for The Children's Place, has joined the senior team at Aerosoles as executive VP, retail reporting directly to CEO Jules Schneider.
Bebe Store Inc. has named Seth Johnson, Blair Lambert and Brett Brewer to replace Caden Wang, Barbara Bass and Cynthia Cohen on the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Michael Kors has named Mark Brashear to the newly created role of president of men’s. Brashear was most recently at Hugo Boss, where he held the position of CEO and chairman, Americas.
Rent-A-Center, Inc. has named Aubyn Thomas as VP marketing.
La-Z-Boy Inc. announced the promotion of Daniel King to president of the company's retail Segment.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) has hired Paul G. Martino as VP and senior policy counsel, and promoted Beth Provenzano to VP for federal government relations.
HSN Inc. (HSNi) is promoting chief marketing officer Bill Brand to president of HSN, effective immediately.