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Qurate CEO George To Retire In 2021

Qurate Retail said that president and CEO Mike George has extended his employment agreement through the end of 2021 and will be retiring from the company at that time. The early announcement allows time for transition planning and an executive search process.

Retail
Qurate’s George: Pandemic-Driven Trends Likely Here To Stay

While retail will continue to evolve in response to the pandemic, some new consumer behaviors are likely to endure, according to Mike George, president and CEO of Qurate Retail. Examples include the surge in digital engagement among consumers and the shift towards home-centered goods, such as cookware and outdoor furnishings.

Retail
NRF Names New Chairman, Board Members

The National Retail Federation has elected Mike George, Qurate Retail’s president and CEO, chairman of the NRF board of directors. George replaces BJ’s Wholesale Club chairman and CEO Christopher Baldwin, who has served since January 2018.

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Qurate Reorganizing QVC, HSN

Qurate Retail Group has announced a series of initiatives designed to position its HSN and QVC U.S. businesses for long-term growth, increase synergies and accelerate the company’s digital transformation. The moves include the elimination of the QVC U.S. president position, with the exit of Steve Hofmann, who currently holds that position, and the combination of buying staffs.