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Andrew Higginson has been hired as the new Morrisons chairman and at the same time he has stepped down as Poundland chairman. Retail Week profiled Higginson when he was appointed to Poundland in 2012.
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Andy Higginson’s appointment as chairman of Morrisons makes him the first of Tesco’s golden generation of leaders to take up cudgels at one of his alma mater’s direct competitors.
There’s no doubt that Next is now an established leader on the British high street. Its stores are everywhere and yummy mummies rave about it.
The tables were turned again on major retailers this weekend when a coalition of local councils made a tough proposal to the Government.
The idea of doing the right thing at the right time is still something that seems to elude the great bulk of retailers.
Retailers must leverage knowledge of their customers’ needs to optimise their ecommerce offers if they want to succeed in online retail.
It wasn’t too long ago that Sunday was truly the day of rest but all that has changed, fuelled by consumer demand and facilitated by Sunday delivery.
Apple’s latest figures are out and tablet sales were down 9.9% year on year for the quarter ending June 28.
The UK’s mass-market retailers have sometimes been unsure of how best to attract greater numbers of international shoppers to their stores.
Programmes such as Oxford Summer School help to foster and inspire retailers in an industry where talent is a business’s greatest resource.
Dave Lewis will replace Philip Clarke at Tesco this October after the firm registered its worst trading performance in forty years.