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.
Mepra, an Italian manufacturer of steel flatware and tableware, has introduced the Original Vintage collection.
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.
Pacific Market International (PMI), the parent company of Stanley and Aladdin, has hired Robert Dietrich as vp/global e-commerce.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Francesco Tinto global chief information officer and senior vice president at the company.
International Market Centers has added to its Las Vegas Market leasing team. Elizabeth Moss, a 17-year industry veteran, has joined the team and two existing members— Priscila Gilburg and Michelle Karol— will assume additional category responsibilities.
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.