- Bed Bath & Beyond has tapped Walgreens’ Chief Merchandising Officer Joe Hartsig to become its chief merchant, CNBC has learned, reporting to Chief Executive Mark Tritton. Coverage from Lauren Thomas.
- Rockets of Awesome, a children’s apparel startup, is laying off about half of its staff in a retrenchment focused on shifting away from high-paced growth and toward profitability. Story by Charity L. Scott.
- Target to test 6,000 sf. c-store concept. Story by Kavita Kumar.
- Bath & Body Works seeks to grow globally and outside of malls. reporting by Anna Hensel.
Source: Bed Bath & Beyond taps top Walgreens exec to become its chief merchandising officer | CNBC
Source: Rockets of Awesome Slashes Staff, Closes Store | WSJ
Source: Target adding more brick-and-mortar stores, including some the size of convenience stores | Star Tribune
Source: As it prepares for life as an independent company, Bath & Body Works lays out its plan | Modern Retail