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Carmen Bauza

Carmen Bauza exits Walmart to join HSN

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Wal­mart health and wellness executive Carmen Bauza is leaving the company to join the television and online retailer HSN Inc. Bauza is slated to join HSN/Home Shopping Network as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, effective November 28, the interactive multichannel retail company announced. In her new role, Bauza will

Old retailing order gives way to new future

Old retailing order gives way to new future

As the year nears its end, surprises continue to make news in chain drug retailing. Mostly, negative surprises. Earlier this month, CVS downsized its headquarters staff by some 600 employees, stopping for a moment the retailer’s uninterrupted string of good news. Following that announcement, the Woonsocket, R.I.-based drug chain issued a warning that results might

Walmart’s Carmen Bauza to join HSN

Walmart’s Carmen Bauza to join HSN

PETERSBURG, Fla. — Walmart executive Carmen Bauza is leaving the company to join interactive media retailer HSN Inc. HSN said Monday that Bauza is slated to join HSN/Home Shopping Network as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer on Nov. 28. She will be responsible for the management and development of the retailer’s cross-category product

Walmart enhances shopping experience for OTCs

Walmart enhances shopping experience for OTCs

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A simplified shopping experience with improved navigation and adjacencies is at the heart of Walmart’s over-the-counter drug presentation, says Carmen Bauza, the company’s senior vice president of OTC health care. The goal is to give customers opportunities to build their shopping basket, explains Bauza, who also oversees optical, baby care, paper goods

New NACDS board members, officers assume roles

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Alex Gourlay, executive vice president of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and president of Walgreens, was elected vice chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores at its Annual Meeting. Mark Panzer, senior VP of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons, was elected treasurer. Gourlay and Panzer will serve a one-year