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Macy’s, Neiman Marcus look to resume exec payments as department store woes continue

Dive Brief: Macy’s has resumed its equity bonuses for top executives after a protracted closure period, emergency financial measures and recently announced corporate staff layoffs. The awards going to more than a dozen executives were worth millions, including more than $3.6 million in company stock to CEO Jeff Gennette at the time of the award. Macy’s …

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David’s Bridal taps Avenue exec to lead merchandising

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe David’s Bridal’s new chief merchant is a Talbots’ veteran.  The nation’s largest bridal retailer appointed Nancy Viall as chief merchandising officer, effective February 4. Viall brings more than 25 years of merchandising and product development experience to David’s Bridal, where she will oversee the company’s merchandising, product development and designer licensing …

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J. Crew taps former Victoria’s Secret exec as CEO

J. Crew Group has ended its yearlong hunt for a new chief executive. The retailer announced that “after a thoughtful and extensive search” it has appointed Jan Singer to serve as CEO, effective Feb. 2, 2020. Singer, who most recently served as CEO of Victoria’s Secret, will also join J. Crew’s board and assume responsibility …

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Legendary Walmart exec dies | Chain Store Age

A former CEO of Walmart who later went on to own the Kansas City Royals baseball team has died at the age of 84. David Glass, who served as president and CEO of Walmart Inc. from 1988 to 2000 and is considered one of the major architects of the company’s rapid growth, died Jan. 9 of complications …

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Kirkland’s looks to ‘right size’ store base; makes exec changes

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Kirkland’s is closing some stores as part of a larger streamlining effort to transform its business to a more profitable model.  The home décor retailer said it has further reduced expenses at its corporate office and is planning to close 27 stores in early 2020, …

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Chico’s exec named Party City’s CFO

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe A party goods retailer is getting a new finance chief. Party City Holdco Inc. appointed Todd Vogensen as its new CFO, ef-fective Feb. 3. He will oversee all aspects of finance, business devel-opment and investor relations while helping to develop and execute the company’s multichannel …

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Lowe’s taps former Taco Bell exec as chief brand and marketing officer

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Marisa F. Thalberg Lowe’s Companies appointed a veteran marketer who worked with a fast-food giant and several beauty powerhouses to a new role in its senior leadership team.  The home improvement retailer named Marisa F. Thalberg as executive VP, chief brand and marketing officer, effective …

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Michaels adds new position to its exec leadership team

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe The Michaels Companies has tapped a Dick’s Sporting Goods executive to head up its omnichannel efforts. Michaels, the nation’s largest arts and crafts retailer, appointed Vidya Jwala to the newly created role of chief customer officer, responsible for the creation of an omnichannel, customer-centric business strategy …

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Meijer exec to lead Fresh Thyme Farmers Market as CEO departs 

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Chris Sherrell is no longer with Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.  Sherrell announced his departure from the specialty grocer, where he has served as president and CEO since its beginnings in 2012. Under his leadership, Fresh Thyme has grown to 77 locations in 11 states, primarily in …

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