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Retail
Bed Bath & Beyond Getting Closer To Asset, CEO Decisions

In a letter to shareholders sent by board chairman Patrick Gaston and interim CEO Mary Winston, Bed Bath & Beyond stated it was advancing on its strategic objectives including consolidation of non-core business at a time when there is speculation that the company will begin to sell at least some assets.

Retail
Tractor Supply Extends Contract Of CEO Sandfort

Tractor Supply Company has extended the employment contract with its chief executive officer, Greg Sandfort.  The board has also retained Egon Zehnder, an executive search firm, as part of its ongoing CEO succession planning process.

Retail
Byrne Out At Overstock, Johnson Named Interim CEO

Patrick Byrne has resigned from his Overstock.com roles as CEO and member of the board of directors, and the company has appointed Jonathan Johnson interim CEO. The announcement was made by Allison Abraham, the chair of the company’s board of directors. 

Retail
Barry Takes Helm Of Best Buy

Corie Barry has officially taken the helm of Best Buy, becoming the fifth CEO in the company’s 53-year history. She replaces Hubert Joly, who led the company through a successful turnaround over the past seven years and will now become executive chairman as part of a planned leadership transition.

Trade Shows
Emerald Expositions Names Shankland CEO

Emerald Expositions, parent company of NY Now, said its board of directors has appointed Sally Shankland to the position of president and CEO. Shankland will assume her new role on June 1, 2019 and will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.

Retail
Evine Shakeup Includes New CEO

Evine Live has appointed a new CEO and made a deal with its largest and most tenured vendor, The Invicta Watch Group (IWG), which will give the supplier a significant role in the multichannel retailer’s operations.

Retail
Michaels Names Cosby Interim CEO

The Michaels Companies has appointed Mark Cosby as interim CEO and board member. Cosby succeeds Chuck Rubin, who has mutually agreed with the board of directors to transition out of his role as CEO.

Tabletop
Lenox Appoints Ryder CEO

Lenox Corporation has appointed Mads Ryder as chief executive officer. Ryder joins Lenox after holding multiple leadership positions at top European consumer companies, including IC Group, Royal Copenhagen, Weight Watchers and LEGO Group.

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