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May 13, 2014

A report by comScore showed that, in the first quarter, desktop-based e-commerce rose 12% year-over-year to $56.1 billion, marking the 18th consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and 14th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth.

Reston, Va. -- A report by comScore showed that, in the first quarter, desktop-based e-commerce rose 12% year-over-year to $56.1 billion, marking the 18th consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and 14th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth.

M-commerce spending on smartphones and tablets added $7.3 billion for the quarter, up 23%, for a digital commerce spending total of $63.4 billion in the first quarter.
 

July 3, 2013

Restoration Hardware Holdings announced that Gary Friedman has been reappointed co-CEO and chairman, effective immediately.

Corte Madera, Calif. – Restoration Hardware Holdings announced that Gary Friedman has been reappointed co-CEO and chairman, effective immediately. Friedman will return to his prior role at the company alongside Carlos Alberini, who has also been named co-CEO. The retailer, now calling itself RH, also said it has acquired the full rights to Friedman’s new venture, Hierarchy, which it will rebrand as RH Atelier.

April 22, 2013
Cabela's Inc. said that its co-founder and chairman Richard N. Cabela has transitioned to the role of chairman emeritus, effective June 5, as part of the company’s succession plan.

Sidney, Neb. -- Cabela's Inc. said Monday that its co-founder and chairman Richard N. Cabela has transitioned to the role of chairman emeritus, effective June 5, as part of the company’s succession plan.

Dick’s brother, James W. Cabela, co-founder and currently vice chairman, will become chairman following the June 5 annual meeting of shareholders.

March 25, 2013

Shortly after abandoning buyout possibilities of his former company, Best Buy co-founder and former chairman Richard Schulze announced Monday that he is returning to the retailer as chairman emeritus.

Minneapolis -- Shortly after abandoning buyout possibilities of his former company, Best Buy co-founder and former chairman Richard Schulze announced Monday that he is returning to the retailer as chairman emeritus.

Schulze, who is Best Buy’s largest shareholder, is nominating two former Best Buy executives to join him on the board: former CEO Brad Anderson and former COO Al Lenzmeier.

April 16, 2012

Relocating a business and a family from Memphis, Tenn., to St. Petersburg, Fla., is a short distance in miles, but for The Sembler Co., which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, the journey has been much longer.

“We have developed 350 projects, including 125 or 130 shopping centers,” said Mel Sembler, recently named chairman emeritus. “It’s been an interesting career.”

November 17, 2010

W. Howard Lester, chairman emeritus and former CEO of Willliams-Sonoma, died Nov. 15 from cancer at his home in Indian Wells, Calif.

San Francisco -- W. Howard Lester, chairman emeritus and former CEO of Willliams-Sonoma, died Nov. 15 from cancer at his home in Indian Wells, Calif. He was 75.

Lester purchased the company with a partner in 1978, when it generated $4 million in annual sales and had four stores. During his time as CEO, from 1978 to 2001, and later as chairman, Lester took Williams-Sonoma public and expanded it to 600 stores and more than $3.4 billion in sales, the company said yesterday in a statement.

January 22, 2008

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