Executives


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    Qurate Retail Group looks to streaming growth as Q4 revenue declines

    The company this week also announced that QVC U.S. chief merchant Stacy Bowe is HSN’s new president.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
  • After tamping down marketing spend, Rent the Runway brings on new chief marketing officer

    Natalie McGrath comes from Afterpay, with experience at apparel brands including Bandier, Coach, Alexander Wang and Net-A-Porter.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Supergoop taps JLo Beauty vet as next CEO

    The skin care brand named Lisa Sequino as chief executive, succeeding Amanda Baldwin, who left to head Olaplex.

    By Howard Ruben • Feb. 27, 2024
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    What 8 DTC brands are talking about in 2024

    From Glossier to On, executives shared insights into what brands are facing during the National Retail Federation’s Big Show and the ICR conference.

    By , Feb. 26, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Mattel taps new head of dolls and will VF Corp sell one of its biggest brands?

    Krista Berger is the new senior vice president of Barbie and will lead the dolls division at the toy company. Meanwhile, the apparel conglomerate is reviewing its brand assets. 

    By Retail Dive Staff • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Meati Foods shuffles C-suite amid layoffs

    Recently appointed CFO Phil Graves will take over as CEO as the company reduces its workforce by 13%.

    By Elizabeth Flood • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Zevia taps new CFO amid growth push

    The CFO swap comes as Zevia fights to bolster growth amid financial challenges and competitive demand for healthier beverages.

    By Grace Noto • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Bed Bath & Beyond, Overstock name new CEOs

    The company has tapped an insider and a newcomer to lead its home-focused e-tail businesses.

    By Updated Feb. 20, 2024
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    Funko president resigns

    Andrew Perlmutter once also served as the company’s CEO. His last day is March 31. 

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Away lays off 25% of internal staff

    The DTC luggage brand is undergoing a reorganization that also includes "the elimination of a traditional executive team structure.”

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Foxtrot parent company names new CEO

    Rob Twyman, a grocery veteran who worked for decades at Whole Foods, succeeds Liz Williams, who held the role for just under a year.

    By Jessica Loder • Feb. 14, 2024
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    Hoka taps 17-year Nike vet as brand president

    Robin Green, the activewear giant’s global vice president of Men’s Running and Fitness, is tasked with driving growth and innovation at Hoka.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Dollar Tree expands COO role

    Mike Creedon will add leadership of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar merchandising and supply chain to his scope.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 12, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Disney turns to villains for bridal inspiration, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. cuts a role

    The company looked to Ursula and Maleficent for a collection with Allure Bridals, while the specialty retailer eliminated its global brands president position.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Feb. 9, 2024
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    Puma taps H&M vet to lead global brand strategy

    Julie Legrand, who also held senior brand and marketing positions at Procter & Gamble, joins the athletics retailer with 20 years of experience.

    By Howard Ruben • Feb. 9, 2024
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    Walgreens names permanent CFO in management shakeup

    The pharmacy chain’s recently-installed CEO announced executive team changes as the company looks for a fresh start after financial struggles.

    By Alexei Alexis • Feb. 9, 2024
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    Costco taps former Kroger finance chief to serve as CFO

    Gary Millerchip is taking over from Richard Galanti, who is leaving the club retailer after nearly 40 years.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • Feb. 7, 2024
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    Foot Locker COO names 4 skills crucial to supply chain leaders

    Global awareness was one skill Elliott Rodgers highlighted during remarks at Manifest Vegas 2024.

    By Edwin Lopez • Feb. 7, 2024
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    Meati Foods names Patagonia, Bass Pro veteran as CFO

    The appointment of Phil Graves comes as the plant-based sector contends with a slowdown in sales and cash-strapped consumers watch their spending.

    By Christopher Doering • Feb. 7, 2024
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    Zac Posen is Gap Inc.’s latest hire in a long line

    The designer, known for his women’s dresses, joins a team tasked with “brand reinvigoration and greater cultural relevance,” the company said.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    Spanx names CEO

    Cricket Whitton, who was most recently the company’s chief growth officer and helped lead its digital transformation, will step into the role.

    By Howard Ruben • Feb. 6, 2024
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    Solo Brands appoints Vitamin Shoppe exec as new CFO

    The leadership swap comes after Solo replaced its CEO and lowered its revenue guidance for 2023 following disappointing sales.   

    By Grace Noto • Feb. 6, 2024
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    Deckers names new CEO as Q3 sales tick up 16%

    Stefano Caroti, who most recently was the company’s chief commercial officer, also led Hoka in the interim and spent over a decade at Nike.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 5, 2024
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    Merit taps industry vet as CEO

    Philippe Pinatel joins the three-year-old beauty brand after most recently serving as global president at MAC Cosmetics.

    By Feb. 2, 2024
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    Sweaty Betty taps Nike vet as chief marketing officer

    The Wolverine World Wide-owned athletic brand has tapped Kerry Williams, a former hockey player and retail veteran, to fill the role.

    By Howard Ruben • Feb. 2, 2024