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Shopgate Appoints New VP Of Strategic Partnerships And Business Development

Shopgate Appoints New VP Of Strategic Partnerships And Business Development

Shopgate has appointed Tiffany Spizzo as its VP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development. In this role, Spizzo will be responsible for building out the company’s mobile commerce ecosystem. Additionally, Spizzo...

Dollar Tree Promotes New CEO As Sasser Moves To Board

Dollar Tree Promotes New CEO As Sasser Moves To Board

One of retail’s biggest discount powerhouses has started its succession plan. Bob Sasser, President and CEO of Dollar Tree since 2004, has retired from the position and will assume the...

Office Depot Names New CMO

Office Depot Names New CMO

Office Depot has named Jerri DeVard as its EVP and Chief Marketing Officer. DeVard will report directly to CEO Gerry Smith. DeVard will lead Office Depot’s brand positioning strategy and oversee...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Walgreens To Buy 1900+ Rite Aid Stores For $4.4 Billion

Walgreens To Buy 1900+ Rite Aid Stores For $4.4 Billion

Nearly two years after initially announcing a merger with Rite Aid, Walgreens has finally received regulatory approval to acquire a significant chunk of its rival’s real estate. While a true...

Signet Jewelers Acquires James Allen Parent For $328 Million

Signet Jewelers Acquires James Allen Parent For $328 Million

Signet Jewelers, the parent company of Kay Jewelers, Zales and Jared, has officially acquired R2Net, the parent company of e-Commerce jewelry retailer James Allen, for $328 million. The acquisition brings...

Collinson Group Acquires Rewards Platform From Linkable Networks

Collinson Group Acquires Rewards Platform From Linkable Networks

Collinson Group, a UK-based customer loyalty service provider, has acquired the card-linked-offer (CLO) platform from Linkable Networks. The deal enables Collinson Group to immediately offer CLOs in the U.S. Financial...

Financial News

RELEX Solutions Secures Second Funding Round

RELEX Solutions Secures Second Funding Round

RELEX Solutions has closed a second round of funding led by Summit Partners to support continued growth. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

EnterWorks Procures Funding Round From Black Dragon Capital

EnterWorks Procures Funding Round From Black Dragon Capital

EnterWorks secured an undisclosed investment from its primary funding entity, Black Dragon Capital. The company will invest the money in its Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) platforms. Additionally, EnterWorks...

‘Panic Mode’ Sets In As Sporting Goods Retailers Seek Answers

‘Panic Mode’ Sets In As Sporting Goods Retailers Seek Answers

Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Edward Stack made a headline-grabbing statement when he described the retail industry as being in “panic mode” during the company’s recent Q2 earnings call. But even...