CSG’s Discount Dashboard: Spending Habits Shift…
November 1, 2017 • Discount & Specialty Dashboard

As we work our way through the final quarter of 2017, Chain Store Guide has assembled the Discount Dashboard for the third quarter. On the board, CSG polling data shows that overall consumer spending sentiment seems to have cooled over […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Drug Stores and HBC Chains – October 2017
November 1, 2017 • Drug & HBC DataTrac

Personnel Updates • Diplomat Pharmacy has named Dave Loschinskey as its new CIO. • McKesson Canada announced the appointment of Dianne Carmichael as President Payer Markets and Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. • Rite Aid Corporation announced it […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Home Center and Hardware Chains – October 2017
October 19, 2017 • Home Center & Hardware DataTrac

Personnel Updates • PPG Exec VP Viktor Sekmakas resigned.   Financial Focus • Do It Best Corp. reported FYE 6/24/17 gross sales of $3.2 billion, up 6.1% from the previous year.   Industry Insight • Menards faces a number of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Restaurant & Foodservice – October 2017
October 19, 2017 • Restaurant & Foodservice DataTrac

Personnel Updates • Barteca brought in Sabato Sagaria to serve as President of the Bartaco chain. • Blaze Pizza has a new Chief Marketing Officer, Shivram Vaideeswaran. • Bravo Brio named Diane Reed as its new CFO. • Captain D’s […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Apparel Specialty Stores and Department Stores – October 2017
October 18, 2017 • Apparel & Department DataTrac

Personnel Updates • Kohl’s Corporation announced Kevin Mansell, Chairman, CEO and President will retire in May 2018. Michelle Gass, currently Chief Merchandising Officer and Customer Officer, will assume the CEO role. • Tiffany & Co. announced it has named Roger […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Retail and Foodservice Technology – October 2017
October 17, 2017 • Retail & Food Technology DataTrac

Discount/GM • Costco Wholesale is enhancing its ecommerce abilities through a partnership with Instacart and a new online shopping service known as CostcoGrocery, a two-day delivery of shelf-stable groceries and other items. • Meijer is partnering with IBM to reorganize […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

DATATRAC: Discount and Specialty Stores – October 2017
October 16, 2017 • Discount & Specialty DataTrac

Personnel Updates • Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has appointed Gary Philbin as CEO. He succeeds Bob Sasser, who will become Executive Chairman. • Target Corporation announced it will raise its minimum hourly wage for all employees to $11. It also […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…