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.
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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.
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.
It's not easy being Dollar General.
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.
Sam Martin, the CEO who led the 320-unit Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea out of bankruptcy protection earlier this year, plans to focus on an improved customer experience as he creates neighborhood-oriented stores that cater to local tastes, The Record of New Jersey reported.
Two months after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Montvale, N.J.-based Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. is preparing to launch TV ads where president and CEO Sam Martin welcomes consumers back to the stores, The Record of New Jersey said.
In a special report on women in business, The Wall Street Journal today reports that Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison credits setting personal goals for her successful advancement to a top leadership position.
Smart & Final Holdings Corp.’s current president and COO David G. Hirz will be named CEO January 1, the company said. Prior to joining Smart & Final in 2010, Hirz was president of Kroger's Co.'s Food 4 Less chain for 8 years.
“The daily interruptions that leaders face in nearly epidemic proportions are actually the moments where the greatest leadership opportunities lie,” according to Douglas Conant, former Campbell Soup CEO and co-author of "TouchPoints," a new book on leadership, reported Sustainable Business Fo
Walmart Stores named Lev Khasis president and CEO of new formats for Walmart International, a newly created position that will experiment with store formats, such as bodega-style stores that have proved popular with shoppers in Mexico, said Bloomberg.com.