Saks Incorporated reports that both Chairman and CEO Stephen I. Sadove and President and Chief Merchant Ronald L. Frasch will be be leaving the retailer upon completion of the merger with Hudson's Bay Company. Donald Hess, lead director of Saks board of directors, said, "Steve and Ron have been a great team over the last nine years. They're admired and respected throughout both the company and the retail industry. Their leadership, strategic focus, collaboration, creativity and enthusiasm for the business have molded Saks into an iconic omnichannel luxury retailer."

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix has elected Beall’s CEO Steve Knopik to its board of directors. “We are pleased to have Steve join the Publix board,” said Publix chairman of the board Charlie Jenkins Jr. “His strong retail and financial background and...

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuesday Morning Corporation and Becker Drapkin Management, L.P. ("Becker Drapkin") today announced that Steven R. Becker and Richard S. Willis have been appointed as independent members of the Board of Directors of Tuesday Morning, effective July 1, 2012. In connection with the appointment of Messrs. Becker and Willis to the Board, Becker Drapkin has agreed to vote in favor of each of the Board's nominees for election at the 2012 and 2013 Annual Meetings of Shareholders and not to take certain actions during a "standstill" period. Mr. Becker has been appointed to serve as the Chair

Brands including, and Victoria's Secret were among those mentioned as most admired by a panel of leading retail marketing and e-commerce executives during the FOCUS 2012: Trends in Digital Media — E-tail & Retail half-day conference presented by the Retail Marketing Society on May 9 in New York City.

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. , the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced the appointment of Steven Baginski as Chief Financial Officer. He will report to Eric Bauer, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Baginski, 53, has more than 25 years of financial and management experience. Most recently, he held senior level financial positions with two privately-held companies, Kellwood Company, an apparel manufacturer, marketer and retailer, where he served as CFO; and prior to that Hercules Tire & Rubber Company, where he served as Chief Administrative Officer and was responsible for Finance,

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (the "Company"), a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Leifsdottir, Terrain, and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced the resignation of Stephen Murray from his position as Global President of the Urban Outfitters Brand. Mr. Murray advised the Company of his plans to return to London, England and to pursue an opportunity with a wholesale business having an international focus. Glen T. Senk, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position on an interim basis while the Company conducts its search

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