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US furniture giant Williams-Sonoma opened its first UK store today under the West Elm fascia.
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Staff at Wickes owner Travis Perkins will share a £17m windfall after a Sharesave scheme matured
Former WHSmith chief executive Kate Swann left the retailer after holding bonus payments, shares and options worth up to £13m, it has emerged.
Retail news round-up December 6, 2013: Aldi enters budget tablet market with Medion Lifetab E7316 launch; Selfridges inches closer to taking control of Arnotts; Dunnes seeks voluntary redundancies at head office and stores
Former Halfords chief executive David Wild has joined the board of multichannel consultancy Practicology.
Footwear retailer Clarks has appointed former Burberry president Thomas O’Neill as chairman.
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Retail Week looks back over the 8 most popular people stories from 2013.
Brit David Cheesewright, a Walmart golden boy who has risen through the ranks of the retail giant, has been appointed as international chief executive.
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I was telling a colleague the other day about some work I was thinking of doing for a non-retail business. “Sounds really interesting,” was the reaction. “We retailers only ever move in our own little world.”
‘Think retail, think jobs’. There’s no doubt that George Osborne will have more than a little reading material to digest ahead of the Autumn Statement.