from Shop Talk:

Vitamins, cheaper meat, infant clothes big recession sellers

April 15, 2009

USA-HOLIDAYSALES/Mike Duke, the newly installed CEO of Wal-Mart, has been watching the recession play out in the cash register at his stores.

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:

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.