Author Matthew Kramer
Walmart has appointed Nuala O’Connor to a new senior vice president and chief counsel of digital citizenship role reporting directly to Rachel Brand, evp/global governance, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.
Ace Hardware has completed the acquisition of Handyman Matters, a franchisor of home repair, maintenance, and improvement services based in Denver. Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corp.
Albertsons has promoted Own Brands president Geoff White to evp/chief merchandising officer.
Amazon is kicking off its Amazon Career Day on Tuesday, September 17, a series of events across the U.S. where anyone can learn more about the 30,000 full and part-time jobs available at Amazon in locations across the country, from the company’s headquarters and tech hubs to data centers and fulfillment centers.
Target plans to roll out its new loyalty offering, Target Circle, nationwide on October 6. The program is said to be an easier, more personalized shopping experience, while helping create a positive impact in local communities, with no membership fee required.
Ahold Delhaize said that Jeff Carr, chief financial officer since 2011, has informed the company that he will not stand for another term as member of the management board after his current term expires per the annual general meeting of shareholders in April 2020.
The turnaround efforts at Fred’s have come to an end, as the retailer has filed for voluntary relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and will liquidate all remaining stores.
The parent of Sears and Kmart is reportedly set to layoff 250 employees at its Hoffman Estates corporate headquarters and close more stores than previously expected, according to media reports.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Francesco Tinto global chief information officer and senior vice president at the company.