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Why sustainability is the future of Walmart

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon talked with the Harvard Business Review about his company’s sustainability efforts.

The C-suite role every retailer needs

The evolution of the retail industry has given rise to all sorts of new titles, including that of CISO, a key C-suite position essential to push back against the growing sophistication of global bad actors eager to exploit vulnerabilities of the rapidly expanding digital ecosystem.

As uncomfortable as it may be for executives in the hot seat, board members who are willing to ask questions and speak bluntly about concerns are a necessity. A variety of experts told Retail Leader that despite new regulations emphasizing the need for corporate boards to take more responsibility,

Tough economic times often bring consolidation as stronger players gobble up struggling competitors.

The best laid succession plans often veer off course. When PepsiCo elevated John Compton to the role of president in March, analysts speculated he was a likely successor to Chief Executive Indra Nooyi.

Former Campbell Soup chief executive officer Douglas Conant learned early on in business that when it comes to effective leadership, it's the small stuff that matters.

By its nature, risk pops up where companies least expect it. But those who anticipate the worst-case scenarios, and act swiftly when they do hit, generally weather them better than those caught completely unprepared.