RetailAI taps Mike Bristol for VP role

Mike Bristol is now vice president, personalized marketing, at Symphony RetailAI. In his role Bristol will focus on helping retailers and manufacturers boost sales by greater customer engagement strategies. Symphony RetailAI provides AI-enabled decision platforms, solutions and customer-centric insights. "Personalized...

Retail leader named as Deutsche Bank CEO

Christian Sewing, who has a deep background in retail banking, is taking over as CEO at Deutsche Bank. The 47-year-old, according to a New York Post report, had been serving as president for the past year.

Sally Beauty trims jobs in restructuring strategy

In a quest to restructure and save on annual operating costs Sally Beauty Holdings, a retailer and wholesaler, has slashed jobs at its headquarters. The number of cuts was not released, according to the Dallas News, which reported the retailer...

Shopgate names Michael Haze as strategy, solutions vice president

Michael Haze has been named vice president of strategy and solutions for Shopgate, and is the company's first product development-focused leader in the U.S. In this new executive role Haze will lead the company's focus on offering a mobile shopping...

Another Amazon fulfillment center slated for Nevada

Amazon plans to open another fulfillment center in Nevada, adding another 1,000 full-time associates to the already 3,000 it employs in the state at three other facilities. The mega omnichannel retailer's fourth center will open in North Las Vegas, according...

Apple hires on ex-Google AI chief

Google is down one artificial intelligence guru thanks to Apple. John Giannandrea, formerly Google's chief of search and AI, is leaving to head up Apple's machine learning and AI strategy, according to a New York Times report. The news comes...

Nikki Baird to head up retail innovation at Aptos

Aptos has tapped Nikki Baird to serve as vice president of retail innovation. Baird, who was most recently a managing partner at Retail Systems Research and is a well-known industry analyst, will report to Aptos marketing chief Nicole Crowe, according...

David Post tapped for CEO role at Kibo

Cloud-based omnichannel commerce platform Kibo has tapped David Post as its new CEO. Post, who boasts two decades of experience in software and high-tech across numerous industries, previously served as president of Vista Consulting Group. "I am very excited to...

Retail jobs grew by 46,000 in February

The number of retail industry jobs increased by 46,400 in February and the National Retail Federation calls it a "significant positive sign" for the industry overall. The figure does not include gas station, auto sellers and restaurants, according to a...

Ex-Amazon Prime leader takes leadership role at Airbnb

Amazon's former vice president of Prime and delivery experience is taking on the role of president of home at Airbnb. According to a CNBC report, Airbnb, a home-sharing service, brought on the former Amazon leader due to his "global operations"...

Confirmit taps Claire Sporton to drive customer experience innovation

Confirmit has tapped Claire Sporton for a newly created role of senior vice president of customer experience innovation. She will be responsible for ensuring the company delivers market-leading expertise and technology that companies need for CX programs. She joined Confirmit...

JC Penney cuts jobs, misses earnings predictions

Struggling retailer J.C. Penney has chopped about 360 jobs in a cost-savings effort and missed industry predictions regarding earnings. The news, according to USA Today, sent shares downward.

Walmart's Marc Lore: I’m not leaving my job

Marc Lore, chief of Walmart's digital ecommerce for the U.S. and co-founder of Jet, which Walmart bought last year, says he's not leaving his job. As Retail Customer Experience reported last week, a news report claimed Lore was looking to...

As Gap CEO takes leave, retailer's shares take a dip

Jeff Kirwan, CEO and president of the Gap brand, is leaving his post, and the news is impacting the retailer's shares. A Bloomberg report stated shares dropped as much a 7.6 percent, the deepest dip in over a year, now...

Amazon layoffs in the works

Amazon is reducing its workforce in Seattle, and in other locations, reportedly slicing several hundred jobs, according to the Seattle Times. The report claims several hundred will be out of work at the etailer's headquarters, with hundreds more in global...

Barnes & Noble layoff in the works

The holiday season didn't prove to be a boon for beleaguered bookseller Barnes & Noble, and the retailer is laying off workers. In a statement, company officials stated it was "adjusting staffing" to meet needs of existing business and customers...

Williams-Sonoma hires ex-Macy's tech leader as CTO

Yasir Anwar, former CTO at Macy's, is taking on the same role at Williams-Sonoma. He will report to President and CEO Laura Alber.

CVS Health latest to boost pay, programs thanks to federal tax reform

CVS Health will boost hourly pay from $9 to $11 an hour, keep health premiums at current cost and initiate a new parental leave program — all funded due to the federal tax reform. The news, reported by the New...

MAPCO appoints Charles Adams as CEO

MAPCO, which operates 350 convenience stores in the southeast region of the U.S., has hired Charles Adams as its new CEO. Adams has more than three decades of experience in the industry and aims to drive the company's cultural transformation...

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