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Ex-Post Office CEO Paula Vennells almost sacked back in 2014, inquiry hears

TalkingRetail

Government officials were considering sacking former CEO Paula Vennells back in 2014, it has been revealed today (6 June) during the Post Office inquiry. In the summary, it said there… This story continues at Ex-Post Office CEO Paula Vennells almost sacked back in 2014, inquiry hears Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail

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Holiday Highlights From Cyber Week: What’s Happened Since 2014

Forrester eCommerce

This blog post is part of Forrester’s Holiday 2019 retail series. For several years, market research firm Bizrate Insights has surveyed US shoppers during Cyber Week.

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Port In The Storm: Takeaways From Amazon’s Q2 2022 Earnings

Forrester eCommerce

As a result, Amazon reported a $2 billion loss, marking the business’s second consecutive quarterly loss, which hasn’t happened since 2014. After years of spending lavishly on growth, Amazon cut costs in Q2 2022, reducing headcount by 6% and, according to CEO Andy Jassy, “improving the productivity of [its] fulfillment network.”

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It’s Time!! Augment Human Ingenuity With AI To Scale Creativity

Forrester eCommerce

AI Is Maturing Fast And Is Getting Better At Increasing Human Creativity In 2014, […]. But AI can also help humans be more creative and therefore represents a great opportunity for enterprises to scale more creativity throughout their organization.

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Claire’s Hires Children’s Place, Zara Vet as Chief Merchandising Officer

Retail TouchPoints

Her most recent job was as SVP of Global Merchandising and Strategic Partnerships at The Children’s Place , where she was responsible for creating and delivering product strategies for all brands across multiple channels of distribution, as well as leading operations for the wholesale and international franchise businesses from 2014 to 2023.

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Kroger Plans to Cut Prices Following Completion of Albertsons Merger

Retail TouchPoints

Following its 2014 merger with Harris Teeter , Kroger invested more than $125 million to lower that chain’s prices, and invested over $100 million to lower prices at Roundy’s after its merger with that chain in 2016. We know this model works because we’ve been doing it successfully for many years.”

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Home Depot settles 2014 data breach suit

RetailWire

million to settle a lawsuit brought by 46 states against the retailer after it suffered a 2014 data breach exposing payment information on 40,000 of the chain’s customers. Home Depot has agreed to pay $17.5