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For far too long, the big four were unwieldy and top-heavy bureaucratic machines, but the grocery world is changing.
Macintosh Fashion has appointed BNP Paribas and KPMG as advisors to find a buyer for its Jones Bootmaker and Brantano fascias.
Phase Eight is eyeing plans to expand its brand offering to include homeware and jewellery thanks to expertise from its new owners.
Dixons Carphone is to sell a majority stake of the Dutch arm of its The Phone House business as it overhauls its international operation.
Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten has bought a stake in online discount provider Fanli as part of the etailer’s plans for global expansion.
Coast chief executive Kate Bostock will take on more of a creative role following the appointment of managing director Andrew Skinner.
Retail Week cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on Majestic Wine appointing Naked Wines’ founder as its boss as it acquires the rival.
Net-a-Porter merged with Yoox today. Retail Week takes a look at the luxury etailer’s vital statistics.
External intervention in the industry often ignores the fact that retail is fundamentally driven by shopper behaviour.
The merger between Yoox and Net-a-Porter will surprise few, but the deal has massive ramifications for the luxury market.