What is happening: Lowe’s have filled their vacant CIO position with Seemantini Godpole, who has vast experience in the retail industry.
Target: Godpole was Target’s senior vice president of digital and marketing. She also led the digital transformation within the company. She helped implement and drive projects such as customer-facing tech, mobile apps, online ordering, in-store pickup, ship-from-store, digital wallets, customer loyalty, and many other programs.
Lowe’s: The company are putting more emphasis on e-commerce. They believe they are behind on supply chain strategies. The company have hired new brains like Godpole, Vikram Singh, and Marvin Ellison to drive forward with new strategies.