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Delivering Innovation Through Better Change Management

Delivering Innovation Through Better Change Management

March 30, 2015 | Special Reports

New technologies and shopping options have empowered consumers, who now expect immersive experiences that align with their personal needs. To meet these expectations, best-in-class retailers are restructuring their organizations to support collaboration and innovation across departments. To succeed in adopting new technologies and strategies, retailers must embrace effective change management. The ability to evolve with speed and agility is now a top priority. But this has proven difficult for some retailers.

Movers & Shakers

Former Frito-Lay Exec Joins IDC As Retail Analyst

Former Frito-Lay Exec Joins IDC As Retail Analyst

Former Frito-Lay supply chain leader Victoria Brown has joined IDC Retail Insights as a Senior Research Analyst for the Retail Supply Chain. In this role, Brown will spearhead the supply...

J.C. Penney CMO Resigns

J.C. Penney CMO Resigns

Debra Berman, Chief Marketing Officer at J.C. Penney, has resigned from her position effective immediately. In her role, Berman launched the retailer’s "When it fits, you feel it" slogan, oversaw the...

Former eBay VP Joins Deliv Team

Former eBay VP Joins Deliv Team

Deliv has onboarded Kenneth Pate, former VP of Product Management at eBay, as its new Head of Product. In his new position, Pate will be responsible for maintaining the Deliv experience...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Versa Wins Bid To Acquire Wet Seal

Versa Wins Bid To Acquire Wet Seal

Versa Capital Management has won a bidding war for the remaining assets of apparel retailer Wet Seal, according to a statement from the private equity firm. Wet Seal filed for...

PayPal Acquires Paydiant

PayPal Acquires Paydiant

PayPal has acquired mobile payment company Paydiant in an effort to expand its breadth of mobile solutions for retailers. Although terms of the deal have not officially been disclosed, a...

Rite Aid Acquires EnvisionRx For $2 Billion

Rite Aid Acquires EnvisionRx For $2 Billion

Drugstore chain Rite Aid will acquire EnvisionRx, a full-service pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, for $2 billion. Rite Aid will pay approximately $1.8 billion in cash and $200 million in...

Financial News

EyeQ Wins $1.2 Million In Funding

EyeQ Wins $1.2 Million In Funding

EyeQ, a provider of in-store analytics solutions, has received $1.2 million in funding from Corsa Ventures, DreamIt, Houston Angel Network, South Coast Angel Network and other angel investors. With...

Amplience Closes $10.5 Million In Series B Funding

Amplience Closes $10.5 Million In Series B Funding

E-Commerce technology provider Amplience has received $10.5 million in Series B funding to support its ongoing growth in North America and Europe. Octopus Investments led the funding round, although additional...

Foot Locker Shuts Down Lady Foot Locker Brand

Foot Locker Shuts Down Lady Foot Locker Brand

Footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker plans to gradually phase out its Lady Foot Locker business over the next few years, the company revealed during a call with investors. Dick...