On the same day that it announced a new CFO, Walmart has filled its empty chief merchant spot and named other executives to key leadership roles within the organization, including a new head merchant at Sam’s Club.
With more than 4,200 stores nationwide, Health Mart is showcasing a variety of resources and programs to help pharmacies deliver superior patient care and quality outcomes, company says.
Walmart taps 15-year Walmart veteran as new CFO.
Ad Age is reporting that Facebook has surpassed TV as the medium through which most millennial and Hispanic consumers can be reached. “If you're a packaged-goods marketer, that's a point of market entry that these people are now moving into, and the best way to reach them is through the device that's always with them, which is, of course, the smartphone," Facebook’s director of global consumer insights, Erin Sills, said. (Ad Age)
Shoppers are starting their holiday shopping earlier every year, and it might be due to what they perceive as the waning power of Black Friday, according to RetailMeNot’s annual holiday Shoppers Trend Report.
Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. announced Thursday that it would be starting to convert 25 stores it acquired from A&P.
Twenty-year Walmart veteran Laura Phillips is set to become the company's senior VP of sustainability, effective Jan. 1, according to GreenBiz. “"She was part of the original group of key leaders that our former CEO Lee Scott assembled in 2004 to help develop Walmart’s sustainability strategy, initial goals and principles," Walmart’s chief sustainability officer Kathleen McLaughlin said in a memo about Phillips’ new job. (GreenBiz)
Fred's total sales for the year-to-date period increased 9% to $1.4 billion.
NRF is forecasting online sales to increase between 6% and 8% to as much as $105 billion.
Costco’s U.S. stores saw a slight lift in comparable sales as international stores — particularly in Canada — saw comps drop.