Store closings in 2019 have already surpassed all of the US retail closures in 2018. This update comes on the heels of Fred’s announcing plans to shut 159 stores. Review which retailers are opening up shop, while others are closing doors.
The blockbuster lawsuit alleges Sears’ former CEO drove the company into bankruptcy, stripping the retailer of its assets and preventing it from paying off debts. Learn the latest on these devastating claims.
Corie Barry will take the reins of Best Buy, replacing Hubert Joly as CEO. Find out what role Joly will still play at the consumer electronics giant and more on the female executive that will lead the company this June.
Andersen joins PetSmart from Abercrombie & Fitch, where she played an instrumental role in developing the retailer into a complete omnichannel experience. Find out what Anderson will bring to the pet supplies chain.
The new offerings were created in collaboration with Google’s ecosystem of retail partners and designed to solve specific business challenges. The solutions leverage Google Cloud’s expertise and innovation in areas like data analytics and AI.
Lee Holman, IHL Group; David Dorf, Infor Retail; and Joe Skorupa, RIS News discuss the trends and technology that will play a major role in 2019. The trio of industry leaders also review the results from RIS’ annual Retail Technology Study.
Long-term Kohl’s chief executive Kevin Mansell retired last spring, but the industry vet couldn’t keep away from the industry for long. Learn about his new role and which retailer lured him out of retirement.
To support its ongoing Restock Kroger initiative the retailer has made significant changes to its executive leadership. Check out this list of newly minted Kroger VPs including Mary Ellen Adcock and how they will help support the grocer’s long-term strategic vision.
Accelerating information from the boardroom to frontline associates enables employees to be informed customer advisors. Download this infographic for an illustrative look at why employee engagement and empowerment is important and how retail technology can help.
The former CEO of Zale Corporation is taking the reins at Tailored Brands to lead the brand’s resurgence. Learn the details and how the parent company of Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, and Joseph Abboud plans to leverage Lathi’s extensive experience.