July 19 (Reuters) - Fred's Inc -:Fred’S pharmacy appoints Jason Jenne chief financial officer.Says Jason Jenne appointed CFO.Fred's Inc - jenne succeeds Rick Hans.Fred's Inc - hans will remain in an advisory capacity until August 18, 2017.Says jenne most recently served as president and CEO of True Temper Sports.
June 1 (Reuters) - Dollar General :Average unit retail price deflation, due to lower commodity cost and promotional activity, along with reduction of snap benefits, continue to weigh on same-store sales performance.Expect the acquisition of 322 stores to be modestly accretive to net sales and earnings in fiscal 2017.CFO- " sales environment for retail continues to be choppy".CFO- believe our customer will require sustained improvement and economic outlook before she is willing to increase spending on discretionary nonconsumable items.CFO- "I just believe that (the customer) is in an economic cycle right now where there's a little bit of uncertainty and a little bit of a holdback on these discretionary items".CEO- "need to see a little bit more confidence in what the consumer is seeing today from job growth and wage growth, will it be sustainable".As we move through Q1, deflationary pressures from a cost input standpoint, we did see some moderation.
May 1 (Reuters) - Target Corp :Target corp - ceo brian c. Cornell's 2016 total compensation was $11.3 million versus $16.9 million in 2015 - sec filing.Says cfo cathy smith's fy 2016 total compensation was $4.4 million versus $7.5 million in fy 2015 - sec filing.Says coo john mulligan's fy 2016 total compensation was $7.0 million versus $10.4 million in fy 2015.
Target Corp : Target names Jeff Burt senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage . Says Burt joins Target from Kroger Co, where he was most recently president of Fred Meyer division .Burt will join company on April 10 and will relocate to Minneapolis.
Gene Techno Science Co Ltd <4584.T> :Says it appoints current president Masanari Kawaminami as new chairman, Masaharu Tani as new president, effective on April 1.
Fred's Inc : Fred's Pharmacy announces appointment of new directors . Two independent directors and chief executive officer Michael K. Bloom appointed . Michael Hayes, John Eisenman, Jerry Shore will retire from board and not stand for reelection at 2017 annual meeting of shareholders .Appointed Christopher Bodine, Peter Bocian and Michael Bloom, Fred's Pharmacy's CEO to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Target Corp : Target names Rick Gomez as company's chief marketing officer .Target Corp - promotion of Rick Gomez to executive vice president and chief marketing officer, effective Jan. 29.
Uber Technologies Inc : Says Jeff Jones, Chief Marketing Officer at Target, will be joining UBER as President, Ridesharing. .Says Ryan Graves will continue to be integrally involved with Uber as our resident entrepreneur and builder.
Target Corp : Ben Cook joins the company July 24 and will relocate to Minneapolis . Target names Ben Cook Senior Vice President, Global Logistics, Inventory Allocation and Replenishment .Says Ben Cook will report to Target's Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain and Logistics Officer, Arthur Valdez..
Target Corp : Jason Goldberger will assume newly created role of chief digital officer and president, Target.com . Tritton joins target from Nordstrom, where he was executive vice president and president of Nordstrom Product Group .Target names Mark Tritton executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.