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Industry Partners

GMDC Extends Deadline for Champions of Change Nominations 

Next-gen leaders have one more week to enter the new industry recognition platform that will honor top talent in the general merchandise; health, beauty and wellness; nonfoods; and retail technology sectors.

Retailers

Walmart to Absorb Jet Team; Belhsam Departing in Overhaul

Executive who led the repositioning of Jet as Walmart's specialty urban brand will depart in August amid a restructuring.

Walt Lentz will oversee the segment and work on growth strategies.

More than 300 industry cohorts turned out to applaud emerging and established retail leaders at the trade association’s annual industry confab in Orlando.

The supermarket industry veteran spent less than a year at ShopRite parent following 20-year Giant stint

The veteran of Google, Microsoft and Amazon will set global digital strategy and lead teams developing new tools and systems.

Retail Dietitians Business Alliance also salutes Judy Dodd with the 2019 Jane Andrews Lifetime Achievement Award at Retail Dietitian Exchange event in Chicago.

The retailer said Lim will provide support on legal matters such as HIPAA compliance, contract disputes and employment law.

Four team leaders from ShopRite, K-VA-T, Fry’s and Sobeys were recognized for overall exceptional leadership.

Frans Muller said it was a "pity" that workers walked off because the agreement ultimately met the company's goal of containing costs; will invest to to win shoppers back.