Wanted: Chief, E-Commerce
What’s the hottest thing on retailers’ Christmas lists this year? Heads of e-commerce.
Recruiters say they’re spending a lot of their time turning up executives who can build and manage websites, handle increasingly complex inventory management, and unsnarl the logistical problems that come with developing a new sales channel.
The moves are being spurred by the fast growth of online sales and a realization by some big brick-and-mortar chains that they’re still behind the curve.
Target Corp. is looking for a new president of Target.com after a disastrous website crash in September led the last person in the job to resign.