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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.
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.
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After a 50-year career in the supermarket industry, Delaware Supermarkets Inc. founder Bernard “Bernie” Kenny is stepping down, giving the leadership role to his 36-year-old son Chris Kenny, who had been chief operating officer, The News Journal of Delaware said.
Italy-based pasta giant Barilla has named Unilever veteran Claudio Colzani chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1. Colzani, a 28-year veteran of Unilever who has been chief customer officer since 2010, is replacing Massimo Potenza who left the family owned firm in November, Reuters said.
Supervalu announced a series of leadership changes Monday, including the appointment of Mark Van Buskirk, a former Kroger executive, to the position of executive vice president of merchandising and marketing, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal said.
The Kroger Co. appointed Lynn Gust as president of its 133-store Fred Meyer chain, succeeding Michael Ellis, who was promoted to an executive post at Kroger headquarters, said Portland Business Journal.
Downers Grove, Ill.-based Hillshire Brands Co., the former Sara Lee meat business that was recently spun off, on Wednesday named Dennis Belcastro vice president, government and industry affairs, effective July 30.