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The abrupt departure of Sprouts CEO and board member Amin Madeiria is a case study in how not to manage executive succession.

Women account for 85 percent of all consumer purchases, but not even 30 percent of today’s retail industry leaders are women.  Hand in hand with retail’s struggle to retain female employees, is the industry’s challenge to respond to its evolving shopper demands.

Slow growing consumer goods companies have been in the crosshairs of activists investors. Just ask Campbell Soup Company where Third Point got its wish with two board appointees.

Retailers have embraced the gig economy by investing in technology, automating tasks and relying on crowdsourced labor. The result is a new labor dynamic and productivity imperative for retailers coping with increased wages.

The job search web site Indeed asked vets to share their views on which companies support the troops.

Walgreens plans to hire at least 5,000 U.S.

Steve Farley has been named president of Hallmark's retail business and will be responsible for leading its network of nearly 2,000 Hallmark Gold Crown stores as well as its ornament and gift businesses. "I'm excited about Steve and the important capabilities he will bring to our team," said Don

Pier 1 Imports has created a new position in its C-suite that will oversee merchandising, stores, marketing and e-commerce. The retailer named Donna Noce Colaco to serve as its first Chief Customer Officer, effective Dec. 3, 2018. In this newly created position, Colaco will lea

The tighter labor market is a large factor in the slowing rate of growth in the gig economy, according to a new report.

Lowe's has hired the architect of Target's digital transformation to advance the home improvement retailer technology efforts. Lowe's announced that Seemantini Godbole has been hired as its chief information officer, effective Nov. 12.

Fetch Robotics has announced that Tim Kimmet, former vice president of cloud computing platform at Walmart, has joined the company as vice president of engineering.

Wegmans, Publix and other food retailers have been named as Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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