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Walmart loses Marc Lore, architect of its ecommerce revival

Lore will stay on as a strategic adviser through September. The retailer didn’t name a new executive to inherit the U.S. ecommerce business that generates more than $25 billion in sales and has been responsible for a good chunk of Walmart’s growth in recent years, especially during the pandemic, as more shoppers migrate online.

Roundup: JCPenney searches for a new CEO

Plus, Macy’s finds a new chief marketing officer and Wolverine Worldwide hires a new president of global ecommerce.

Grainger hires an ex-Ticketmaster executive for product engineering

Anaf Durrani, a former vice president of engineering at Ticketmaster, joins W.W. Grainger as vice president of technology product engineering. He’ll work on providing new digital programs and services for customers, the multibillion-dollar distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products says. Above: Grainger's Lake Forest, Illinois, headquarters.

Retailers shuffle executives ahead of the new year

Dick’s Sporting Goods, CVS and Victoria’s Secret name new leaders. Plus, other ecommerce news from Macy’s, Walmart and Chinese cosmetics company Yatsen Holding Ltd.
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B2B Next: How Elite Sportswear cleared ecommerce hurdles

When B2B sales at one of its brands slowed, Elite Sportswear analyzed and cleared up friction points that had caused problems for customers in online pricing and the checkout process, CEO Girisha Chandraraj said at B2B Next this week.

Target plans to boost Black employee count by 20%

Target currently has 56,412 Black or African-American employees, who comprise just 15% of its workforce, according to a racial and gender breakdown released by the company. Plus, Walmart plans to hire 20,000 holiday staff to meet online demand.

Pandemic plan: An online cocktail service remixes its business

Sourced Craft Cocktails—its traditional corporate social events market having dried up from COVID-19—adjusted its online business to serve home-bound customers and work-at-home employees at hundreds of companies including Google and Facebook. At the same time, it provided work for bartenders. Business is booming.
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