Duckwall-Alco names new CEO

Duckwall-Alco Stores has named Richard Wilson as president and CEO effective today, replacing Lawrence Zigerelli.

Zigerelli, president and CEO since July 2008, has resigned.

Wilson had been principal of Corporate Alliance Group, a retail and wholesale management consulting company, since 2007.

Previously, Wilson was senior vice president, general merchandise, for BJ's Wholesale Club, where he was responsible for a $2 billion business, including merchandising, marketing, private brand development, global sourcing and club presentation.

Wilson also served as an executive with May Department Stores, the Filene's division of May, and Macy's.