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Macy’s grabs Home Depot’s tech chief

June 15, 2018

Macy’s has long embraced technological prowess — even its flagship Herald Square New York City location boasted operations on store floors and back rooms that these days seem sprawling and cavernous, but were state-of-the-art in their day.

Its tech is sophisticated now, too, observers say, but the department store of late seems especially keen on launching its strategy further. Along with Krishna’s appointment, the company this week announced a partnership with and investment in retail concept startup b8ta, which some observers say could help redefine the department store’s place in the retail landscape.

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