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Former Carpetright boss Darren Shapland has been appointed as Poundland chairman today. Retail Week profiled Shapland in 2012 when he was hired by Carpetright.
Next has increased its full-year expectations for the second time this year, following a bumper first half as it hits the expansion trail for its home format.
McColl’s posted operating profit up 14.6% in its half year, as the convenience retailer promoted deputy chair John Coleman to chairman.
Retail news round-up on July 22, 2014: White stuff posts ‘strong’ full-year peformance, McColl’s posts half-year profits dip, Two New Look directors depart, Matalan to open its first ever Oxford Street store.
Bargain Booze owner Conviviality Retail has posted surging full-year profits despite a fall in sales due to store closures.
SuperGroup delivered a “solid” full-year performance and plans to drive further growth through European expansion.
Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is stepping down after a profit warning and will be replaced by Unilever personal care global president Dave Lewis. Retail Week takes a look at what the analysts say.
Sports Direct posted underlying pre-tax profit up 19.8% to £249.3m in its full-year to April 27. Retail Week takes a look at what the analysts say.
‘You need your head examined.’That was the common reaction when I said I was joining the Co-op in January.
You might think Tesco was on the verge of going bust judging from the tone of some of the comment this week.