May 18, 2018

Johannes Fieber appointed as president & CEO at Lidl US

On Thursday May 17, Lidl US announced Johannes Fieber has been appointed as the company’s new president and CEO. Fieber will replace Brendan Proctor, who has led the German retailer’s […]

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May 18, 2018

BJ’s Wholesale Club Names Christopher J. Baldwin Chairman of the Board of Directors

In a statement issued on Thursday May 17, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced President and CEO Christopher J. Baldwin has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors effective […]

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May 17, 2018

Kroger to modernize supply chain and fulfilment with Ocado deal

On Thursday May 17, the US’ second-largest grocery retailer Kroger announced it had entered into an exclusive partnership with UK’s online grocer Ocado. The deal will leverage Ocado’s supply chain […]

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May 16, 2018

Amazon offer Prime member benefits at Whole Foods Market

On Wednesday May 16, Amazon announced it would offer an additional 10 percent off on hundreds of items throughout Whole Foods Market and Whole Foods Market 365 stores across the […]

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May 16, 2018

Walmart drops Scan & Go program

While Amazon Go announced plans to open six cashierless stores in 2018, Walmart has abandoned its Scan & Go solution all together. The mobile checkout plan would allow shoppers to […]

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May 15, 2018

Amazon Go to open in San Francisco, Chicago

On Tuesday May 15, The Seattle Times reported e-commerce giant Amazon had posted job listings for store managers in San Francisco and Chicago, speculating the company was expanding its Amazon Go […]

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May 15, 2018

William J. Foudy to lead Target’s Sourcing Services

On May 14, Target Corporation named William J. Foudy, Jr. as president, Target Sourcing Services. Foudy will oversee Target’s global sourcing organization, including strategy, operations, quality assurance, product safety and […]

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May 15, 2018

Sears exploring sale of Kenmore, other assets

On Monday, May 14, Sears Holdings announced it had formed a special committee to explore the sale of its Kenmore brand and related assets, the Sears Home Improvement Products business […]

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April 13, 2018

Sears to close its last Chicago store

On Thursday afternoon The Chicago Tribune reported that Sears Holdings will close its last department store in Chicago by mid-July. Sears’ connection to Chicago goes back 1938, when the retailer […]

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April 11, 2018

Kroger to hire 11,000 employees

Kroger announced on Tuesday that it was hiring to fill 11,000 positions including nearly 2,000 management positions. The company reported it had created 10,000 jobs in 2017 and 12,000 in […]

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