Janet Hayes will be joining Crate & Barrel Holdings, Inc. on August 1 as its new CEO. A seasoned executive with over 25 years of retail experience, Hayes brings a track record of developing and repositioning brands with deep expertise in the home category. Between 2013 and 2019 she was president of the Williams-Sonoma brand.
Retail sales this year will come up short of 2019 totals, but e-commerce sales will take a bigger than expected leap, according to research from eMarketer.
Sally Beauty has provided an interim update on the impact of COVID-19 on its business operations as well as actions taken by the company in response, along with the release of preliminary fiscal third quarter unaudited financial details including e-commerce sales increases.
Crate & Barrel said that after six successful years with the Otto Group— first as a member of the executive board of the Otto Group responsible for retail and later as CEO of Crate & Barrel Holdings— Neela Montgomery has decided to leave the company on August 1 to pursue new opportunities.
As it looks to deliver personalized health care and shopping offerings, Walgreens Boots Alliance has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe, one established to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform.
In the first quarter, Macy’s posted a big loss, but the company said recovery from COVID-19 pandemic-related shutdowns has been strong.
Stein Mart sales and earnings were hit hard in the coronavirus-impacted first quarter, and the off-price retailer said it was continuing to explore strategic alternatives.
HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® sister publication GOURMET INSIDER® will host the second installment of its Virtual Town Hall series: “Lessons In Reopening & Progress,” on Wednesday, July 15 from 3 to 4 p.m. EDT.
According to market research firm Numerator, the week of June 7 saw household shopping visits in the U.S. come up even with the frequency seen a year earlier.
The National Retail Federation will host Lowe’s president and CEO, Marvin Ellison, as its next guest in its Retail Leadership series.
Ace Hardware has selected Medallia’s experience management platform and Gallup’s professional services for customer and employee experience, reinforcing the company’s commitment to being the “Helpful Place.”
In a blog post, Amazon said that it would pay one-time bonuses totaling more than $500 million to its workers for their efforts in June.