Tag Archives: Target

hhgregg Tabs Risch as COO

Troy Risch

INDIANAPOLIS-Troy Risch has been named chief operating officer of specialty retailer hhgregg, a post he will assume on May 5. Risch will succeed Gregg Throgmartin, who resigned as executive vice president and chief operating officer effective March 31. Risch’s background includes serving as executive vice president of store operations for RadioShack. Prior to this, heMore »

Last updated: April 30, 2014

DeRodes Named Target CIO

Bob DeRodes

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has appointed Bob DeRodes executive vice president and chief information officer as it continues its efforts to resolve the breach into millions of its customers’ credit-card information, which occurred during the holiday shopping season. When DeRodes assumes his new post on May 5, he will be responsible for the retailer’s technology team and operations,More »

Last updated: April 29, 2014

BDO: Omnichannel a Top 2014 Retailer Growth Strategy

BDO

CHICAGO-With mobile and online sales projected to grow further, retailers will continue to develop their e-commerce and mobile-commerce businesses this year, according to a survey of retailer chief financial officers by research firm BDO USA. Thirty-four percent of the retailer financial chiefs who responded to the survey said they will continue to invest in theirMore »

Last updated: March 10, 2014

Jacob, Target CIO, Resigns

Beth Jacob

MINNEAPOLIS-In the wake of the company’s efforts to resolve the breach into millions of customers’ credit-card information, Beth Jacob, Target’s executive vice president of technology services and chief information officer, has resigned, effective yesterday. A statement sent by the retailer to HFN, from Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and CEO, said Target will begin an externalMore »

Last updated: March 6, 2014

Target to Open Nine More Canadian Stores

Target

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario-Target said it will continue its expansion into Canada this year with the opening of nine stores in addition to the 124 it has already opened north of the border. This spring, the mass merchant will open three stores, one each in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. In summer, two stores will open inMore »

Last updated: January 29, 2014

Hudson’s Bay Names Former Target CFO Scovanner to Head Finance

Hudson’s Bay

TORONTO-Doug Scovanner, a former executive with Target, has been named interim executive vice president of finance and accounting for Hudson’s Bay Co. Scovanner has assumed responsibility for the retail company’s financial planning, asset protection and accounting functions. Richard Baker, Hudson’s Bay governor and CEO, cited Scovanner’s “broad background” in finance, and added that Scovanner hasMore »

Last updated: January 27, 2014

Jerry’s Kids

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I loved the old Jerry Lewis movies when I was a child (not so much as an adult). Mostly forgotten, one of the films featured Lewis slapsticking and mugging his way through his duties as an employee at the fictional Tuttle Department Store. The movie was called “Who’s Minding the Store?”, a phrase that hasMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2014