from Shop Talk:

Creating a to-do list for Wal-Mart’s new CEO

January 29, 2009

dukeThis Saturday, Lee Scott will retire as CEO of Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, and Mike Duke will step in to the CEO shoes on Sunday.

from Shop Talk:

Professor Lee Scott?

January 26, 2009

Could Lee Scott be heading off to Stanford?WALMART/CHINA

Scott will retire as CEO of the world's largest retailer as of Feb. 1.

While Scott will remain chairman of the executive committee of the board after retiring as CEO, he gave a hint on Monday as to how he might spend some of his upcoming free time.

from Shop Talk:

Check Out Line: Changing of the Guard at Wal-Mart

November 21, 2008

Check Out succession planning at Wal-Mart

The world's biggest retailer is about to get a new occupant in its corner office. Mike Duke, who currently heads the chain's international operations, will take over as chief executive in February, replacing Lee Scott.