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A.C. Moore Names Piperno President

A.C. Moore Names Piperno President

Anthony Piperno, formerly Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer, has taken the reins as president of A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts. Piperno began his career in the arts-and-crafts business in Nov. 2005...

Walmart Promotes U.S. COO To International CEO

Walmart Promotes U.S. COO To International CEO

Walmart has promoted Judith McKenna to President and CEO of Walmart International, the company’s second-largest operating segment. McKenna, currently serving as EVP and COO for Walmart U.S., will assume her...

Former Bon-Ton CFO Joins Pier 1 Imports

Former Bon-Ton CFO Joins Pier 1 Imports

Nancy A. Walsh, former CFO of Bon-Ton Stores, has joined Pier 1 Imports as EVP and CFO, effective Jan. 25, 2018. She will be tasked with leading financial operations and...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mi9 Retail Acquires JustEnough Software

Mi9 Retail Acquires JustEnough Software

Mi9 Retail has acquired JustEnough Software, a demand management solutions platform. Financial terms have not been disclosed. With the acquisition, Mi9 Retail brings planning, allocation and replenishment solutions into its platform...

Unata Acquisition Adds Digital Coupons, Voice Shopping To Instacart

Unata Acquisition Adds Digital Coupons, Voice Shopping To Instacart

Instacart has acquired Unata, a digital grocery solutions provider, boosting the capabilities of a key player in the online grocery market as it tries to fend off Amazon. Financial terms...

Spencer Technologies Acquires Certified Retail Solutions

Spencer Technologies Acquires Certified Retail Solutions

Spencer Technologies will expand its customer base and broaden its capabilities as a provider of end-to-end managed retail technology solutions with its acquisition of Certified Retail Solutions, which provides support...

Financial News

True Fit Closes $55M In Series C Funding

True Fit Closes $55M In Series C Funding

True Fit, a Massachusetts-based startup that provides an online fit recommendation engine for apparel and footwear, has raised $55 million in Series C financing. The round was led by Georgian...

Shelfbucks Raises $9 Million To Support In-Store Display Platform Rollout

Shelfbucks Raises $9 Million To Support In-Store Display Platform Rollout

Shelfbucks has raised $9 million in Series B funding to roll out its MEASURE merchandising platform to drug and grocery store chains across the U.S. The platform will integrate with...

Rubikloud Raises $37 Million To Expand AI Platform To Europe And Asia

Rubikloud Raises $37 Million To Expand AI Platform To Europe And Asia

Rubikloud Technologies, a retail AI solutions provider, has raised $37 million in Series B financing led by Intel Capital. The company will use the funding to expand its offices into...