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July 23, 2013

99 Cents Only Stores is digitizing its audit management procedures with the ACL GRC internal audit management system.

Vancouver, B.C. – 99 Cents Only Stores is digitizing its audit management procedures with the ACL GRC internal audit management system. Leveraging the GRC solution, the retailer will replace spreadsheets and shared drives. Anticipated benefits include increased collaboration and visibility among team members, the ability to more easily perform risk assessments and scoring, and ease of workflow adjustment as new issues and risks are identified.

January 3, 2013

By Kristin Graham Koehler and Brian P. Morrissey, Sidley Austin LLP

By Kristin Graham Koehler, kkoehler@sidley.com; and Brian P. Morrissey, bmorrissey@sidley.com

May 15, 2012

General economic conditions, U.S. and foreign supplier vendor concerns, and competition/consolidation are the top three risk factors cited by retailers, according to a new study by BDO USA, LLP, a leading accounting and consulting firm.

New York -- General economic conditions, U.S. and foreign supplier vendor concerns, and competition/consolidation are the top three risk factors cited by retailers, according to a new study by BDO USA, LLP, a leading accounting and consulting firm. Rounding out the top five: federal, state and local regulations, and terrorism, natural disasters and geo-political events.

May 11, 2012

Best Buy Co. announced that founder Richard Schulze would step down as chairman after an independent board investigation found that he had failed to report allegations of personal misconduct by former CEO Brian Dunn to the board's audit committee.

Minneapolis -- Best Buy Co. announced that founder Richard Schulze would step down as chairman after an independent board investigation found that he had failed to report allegations of personal misconduct by former CEO Brian Dunn to the board's audit committee.

Schulze will serve out the remainder of his term as director. Best Buy said its board has elected director Hatim Tyabji to succeed Schulze as chairman, effective at the conclusion of the annual meeting on June 21.

April 24, 2012

In response to the New York Times article about compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Wal-Mart VP corporate communications, David Tovar on Tuesday made the following statement:

Bentonville, Ark. -- In response to the New York Times article about compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Wal-Mart VP corporate communications, David Tovar on Tuesday made the following statement:

October 19, 2011

By Andrew Wren, CEO, Wren

June 8, 2011

Whole Foods Market announced the addition of Blake W. Nordstrom to the company's board of directors, increasing the size of the board to 12 members. He will serve on the audit committee.

Austin, Texas -- Whole Foods Market announced the addition of Blake W. Nordstrom to the company's board of directors, increasing the size of the board to 12 members. He will serve on the audit committee.

Nordstrom, 50, has been president of Nordstrom since 2000 and has served as a member of the company's board of directors since 2005.
 

April 4, 2011

Ascena Retail Group said that Jay S. Levine has been appointed senior VP, chief accounting officer and corporate controller of Ascena Retail Group with responsibilities for SEC reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal controls and corporate taxes.

Suffern, N.Y. -- Ascena Retail Group said that Jay S. Levine has been appointed senior VP, chief accounting officer and corporate controller of Ascena Retail Group with responsibilities for SEC reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal controls and corporate taxes.

Ascena operates 2,478 stores under its, Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice banners.

June 27, 2010

The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of the 2002...

March 16, 2010

Blockbuster on Tuesday warned that it may need to file for bankruptcy protection after years...

March 10, 2010

West Marine, which sells boating supplies, said Thursday it will delay issuing its fourth-quarter results...

October 15, 2009

Sherwin-Williams Co. said Friday it has named an executive of International Paper Co. to its...

January 29, 2009

The Cato Corp. announced the promotion of Jeff Shock to senior VP, controller....

January 5, 2009

Lowe’s Cos. said Tuesday that Marshall Croom will become senior VP and chief risk officer,...

March 26, 2008

Giant Food Stores and Ahold Financial Services announced that Kris Murphy has been promoted to...

November 8, 2007

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October 16, 2007

Secaucus, N.J., The...

March 6, 2005

City of Industry, Calif., ...