Regional player Kinney Drugs, which operates operates 95 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, announced on Thursday that Jim Wuest, VP marketing, plans to retire at the end of the year.
Kimberly-Clark has announced the appointment of former Kraft Foods executive Michael Hsu as president of North America consumer products, succeeding Robert Abernathy, who announced his intent to retire after more than 30 years with the company.
In addition to an extensive structural makeover, dubbed the "Growth Game Plan", Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO Mike Polk announced a new leadership team that includes outside appointments to several executive positions.
Kroger on Wednesday announced a pair of executive appointments — Marnette Perry will assume the role of SVP strategic initiatives and operations, while Michael Ellis has been named SVP retail divisions.
Through a $100,000 gift to the Fashion Institute of Technology, an endowed scholarship has been established by cosmetics executive Leslie Blodgett, creator of BareMinerals and executive chairman of Bare Escentuals.
Beauty pioneer George Friedman, a former advertising executive who helped shape the beauty industry and developed and marketed designer fragrances, died Sunday at his home in Sagaponack, N.Y. He was 77 years old.
It appears that even when the economy gets back to humming again on all cylinders that America’s shopping patterns will have been forever changed, and that's only going to support dollar store growth for years to come.
Steve Mister, president and CEO for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, last week was named one of the year’s top CEOs by CEO Update, the publication that covers executive careers in associations, nonprofits and professional societies.
As part of its exclusive Executive Viewpoint video series, DSN editor Rob Eder interviewed Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and president of health and daily living solutions Joe Magnacca for DSN.TV.
Serving as co-chair of the 13th Annual Summit Awards Dinner — which was presented by the American Society of Association Executives - the Center for Association Leadership Wednesday evening at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. — National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson emphasized to more than 1,100 attendees that associations serve a vital function as the "fifth estate" in the 21st century American democracy.