A collection of featured Retail Leader Profiles.

A collection of featured Retail Leader Profiles.

Retail Leader Profiles

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  • The hometown grocer looking to best Amazon in Seattle

    An escalating battling in West Seattle pits a soon-to-open popular local grocery cooperative against a Whole Foods Market that opens nearby a week later.
  • How CEOs can humanize themselves

    If you’re a CEO, or other senior level leader, feeling the weight of expectations on you, here’s how to humanize yourself while still living up to your responsibilities, according to leadership coach and CEO "whisperer" Daniel Doucette.
  • The magic of Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s vision and determination built the world’s largest retail commerce company in a span of 18 years. Now the e-commerce giant is on track to become the world’s first $1 trillion company by making it easy to do business anywhere.
  • Macy’s Has a secret weapon

    ​​​​​​​Bluemercury has already doubled in size since its acquisition by Macy’s two years ago and co-founder Barry Beck sees an opportunity for 500 locations.
    Bluemercury Macy's Brand
  • Platform power couple

    The retail industry gained a more comprehensive provider of category sourcing solutions in June when Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) acquired RangeMe, a hot new online product discovery platform.
  • Winning the store

    A revamped joint business planning process and insights-driven approach to category management are helping Anheuser-Busch InBev drive growth with major national accounts. 
  • Featured Executive: Target CEO Brian Cornell

    Brian Cornell goes to Washington to speak out against a proposed 20 percent tax on imported goods. 
  • Featured Executive: Alibaba Founder and Chairman Jack Ma

    Alibaba is hosting an event called Gateway ’17 next month in Detroit as part of Ma’s strategy to serve Chinese consumers and in the process create 1 million American jobs and opportunities for U.S. suppliers.
  • Featured Executive: Eddie Lampert

    Sears Holdings CEO Eddie Lampert is defending his strategy for rehabilitating the department-store chain, as the retailer fends off mounting speculation that it is headed toward bankruptcy.
  • In Focus: BJ's Wholesale Club

    "We are trying to be the best BJ's Wholesale Club we can be versus trying to chase somebody else who does something similar to what we do," BJ's president and CEO Chris Baldwin said when asked about similarities to club competitors.
  • Formula for Dollar General Growth

    Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos leads an army of more than 120,000 employees tasked with executing the company's strategy of serving others at a network of stores that will surpass 14,000 locations in 2017.
  • Women to Watch

    Retail Leader's annual look at top industry executives from the retailer, supplier and service provider worlds.
  • Reimagining Retail

    Steve Matthesen joined Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency, last fall, succeeding long-time CEO Robert Hill.

A collection of featured Retail Leader Profiles.