Office Depot has formed its executive committee and leadership team.
The Washington, D.C., city council has reportedly unanimously approved an increase in the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in 2016, up from the current hourly rate of $8.25.
Kroger has promoted Mark Tuffin to senior VP of retail divisions.
Ajani Stewart has joined the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) as part of the sustainability team within the RILA legal department.
Wal-Mart India is laying off roughly 100-150 senior to mid-level employees.
Publix Super Markets said Miami Division VP, Bill Fauerbach, would retire at the end of March.
Restoration Hardware Holdings said that co-CEO Carlos Alberini is resigning, effective Jan. 31, to become the chairman and chief executive of Lucky Brand Jeans.
Wal-Mart Stores has named a new president and CEO of its Indian operations.
Safeway has appointed Brian Baer to president of the company's Eastern Division. Baer joined Safeway in 2001 as VP finance for the company's Phoenix Division.
Strategic brand and design firm Chute Gerdeman has named Jim Crawford to the new position of VP of technology and experience design.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. named Laurent Potdevin as CEO, and also announced founder Chip Wilson will step down as non-executive chairman.
Wal-Mart Stores named David Cheesewright, 51, as the new president and CEO of Walmart International.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on Monday said it has entered into a new employment agreement with CEO Michael Jeffries, effective upon the expiration of his current contract on February 1, 2014.
American Eagle reported disappointing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Net income plummeted 68% to $24.9 million from $78.6 million, missing Wall Street projections.
The National Retail Federation estimated that the retail industry added 13,500 jobs in November, and 268,500 year-over-year.
John Dawson has been named president and CEO of coffee and tea retailer Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, charged with accelerating the chain’s plans for global growth.
Uniqlo, a division of Japan’s Fast Retailing, announced the promotion of Lawrence (Larry) H. Meyer to CEO of Uniqlo USA.
Paula Price is resigning as executive VP and CFO as Ahold USA.
Big Lots announced the appointment of three general merchandise managers as part of realigning the merchandising organization into customer-centric categories of food and consumables, furniture and home decor, and seasonal, toys and electronics.
Office Depot, formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced the appointment of Stephen Hare as executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.
Vipshop Holdings Limited, a Chinese online discount retailer for brands, has appointed Lily Fan as the company's VP of human resources, effective Dec. 2.
Sears Canada is undergoing a six-month reorganization that will result in 712 job cuts, including 79 staffers that have already been terminated at its head office.
Toys “R” Us CEO Antonio Urcelay has replaced Gerald Storch as chairman of the company. Urcelay, appointed interim CEO at Toys “R” Us in May 2013, was officially named chief executive in October.
CVS Caremark named Helena Foulkes as president of CVS/pharmacy, effective Jan. 1.
Shopko on Monday named Peter McMahon, most recently COO of Loblaws, as its new CEO, effective immediately.