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Namogoo Appoints New VP of Marketing

Namogoo Appoints New VP of Marketing

  Namogoo has named Ohad Hagai as Vice President of Marketing. In his new role Hagai will be responsible for marketing, communications, media relations and digital strategies.

Hudson’s Bay Appoints New CMO As Company Transformation Continues

Hudson’s Bay Appoints New CMO As Company Transformation Continues

Hudson’s Bay Company — the parent company of retailers Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue — has appointed Milton Pappas as Chief Marketing Officer, five months after...

JCPenney Reorganizes Merchandising Department As Chief Departs

JCPenney Reorganizes Merchandising Department As Chief Departs

JCPenney is restructuring its merchandising team in the wake of its Chief Merchandising Officer John Tighe leaving the company. With Tighe’s departure, JCPenney has eliminated the position. As part of the...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Williams-Sonoma Acquires AR/3D Imaging Startup For $112 Million

Williams-Sonoma Acquires AR/3D Imaging Startup For $112 Million

Williams-Sonoma is the latest home furnishings retailer to hop onto the augmented reality (AR) bandwagon, following retailers including IKEA, Target, Wayfair, Lowe’s, Anthropologie and Chairish. But unlike these companies, Williams-Sonoma...

Advantage Solutions Merges With Daymon Worldwide

Advantage Solutions Merges With Daymon Worldwide

Advantage Solutions, a provider of technology-enabled business solutions for retailers and CPG manufacturers, is merging with Daymon Worldwide, a strategy and solution provider for retailers and brands. The combined company will...

Tesco Wins Approval To Acquire Food Wholesaler Booker For $4.7 Billion

Tesco Wins Approval To Acquire Food Wholesaler Booker For $4.7 Billion

Tesco has won approval to acquire Booker, a UK-based food wholesaler and owner of convenience stores Londis and Budgens, for $4.7 billion (£3.7 billion).The deal would turn the UK’s largest...

Financial News

Best Buy Sees 22% Digital Sales Growth As ‘New Blue’ Strategy Takes Off

Best Buy Sees 22% Digital Sales Growth As ‘New Blue’ Strategy Takes Off

Best Buy’s recently launched growth strategy, “Best Buy 2020: Building the New Blue,” is off to a good start in 2017. The retailer saw same store sales increase 4.4% in...

Walmart Online Growth Leaps 50%, Lifts Annual Profit Guidance

Walmart Online Growth Leaps 50%, Lifts Annual Profit Guidance

Walmart is on a roll as it continues to reap the benefits of its e-Commerce push, seeing 50% online sales growth in Q3. The total remains well ahead of Walmart’s...

JCPenney’s Mixed Q3 Results: Same Store Sales Double Expectations But Net Sales Drop

JCPenney’s Mixed Q3 Results: Same Store Sales Double Expectations But Net Sales Drop

JCPenney had quite an unexpected Q3: its comparable store sales increased 1.7% — more than double the company’s own 0.6% to 0.8% growth forecast. However, the department store still has...