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•  CNBC reports that Walmart announced that "Chief Merchandising Officer Charles Redfield is stepping down next month.

"Walmart U.S. CEO John Furner said in an employee memo on Friday that Redfield will leave the role on May 1 to spend more time with his family. He will stay on as an advisor for the business."

The story notes that "Redfield, a 32-year veteran of Walmart, is leaving as retailers navigate a tougher sales environment. Walmart in February gave a weaker-than-expected outlook for the fiscal year ahead, saying it expects same-store sales for Walmart U.S. to rise between 2% and 2.5% excluding fuel."

A replacement is expected to be announced soon, Walmart said.


•  SpartanNash announced that David Sisk has been promoted from Senior Vice President to Executive Vice President/Chief Customer Officer.