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January 7, 2014

On Nov. 4, 2013, a man with a rifle walked into a mall just before closing time and fired several shots into the air. The gunfire terrified shoppers at the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J., and sparked a massive police response, followed by a tense six hours as cops searched for the gunman and evacuated panicked employees and customers. The gunman eventually shot himself in the head in a secluded part of the 2.1 million-sq.-ft. mall.

August 26, 2013

The board of directors of Big Lots, Inc. has retained director Russell Solt.

Columbus, Ohio – The board of directors of Big Lots, Inc. has retained director Russell Solt. Solt will also continue to serve as chairman of the compensation committee, which is composed entirely of independent non-executive directors.

August 9, 2013

Scathing letters continued flying back and forth on Friday, between activist investor Bill Ackman and the J.C. Penney board of directors — each attacking the other’s handling of the CEO search process and timing.

New York City -- Scathing letters continued flying back and forth on Friday, between activist investor Bill Ackman and the J.C. Penney board of directors — each attacking the other’s handling of the CEO search process and timing.

Then, CNBC reported that Perry Capital, a 7% Penney stakeholder, has weighed in as well, and will file a 13-D urging the board to immediately remove Mike Ullman as CEO, and replace his leadership with Allen Questrom as chairman and Footlocker’s Ken Hicks as CEO.

March 29, 2013

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores said it has elected James F. Gooch to its board of directors and as chair of the audit committee.

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores said Thursday it has elected James F. Gooch to its board of directors and as chair of the audit committee.

Gooch had served as president and CEO, as well as CFO, of RadioShack Corp.
 

August 13, 2012

Former Sports Authority chief David Campisi has been named chairman and CEO of Respect Your Universe, a performance apparel company.

Las Vegas -- Former Sports Authority chief David Campisi has been named chairman and CEO of Respect Your Universe, a performance apparel company.

May 11, 2008

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) recently announced the election of 30 directors to the FMI Board....

May 5, 2008

OfficeMax has appointed Rakesh Gangwal as chair of the committee of outside directors and lead...

March 31, 2008

C-level executives from retail, consumer-product, food and restaurant companies joined professionals from the financial-services...

March 10, 2008

Marks & Spencer Group PLC will promote CEO Stuart Rose to the role of executive chairman....

January 22, 2008

Washington, D.C. The National Retail Federation (NRF) announced at its 97th Annual Convention and EXPO...

September 30, 2007

Word on the retail streets is that the shopping center industry is lagging behind the...

September 3, 2007

New York City, ...