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As John Lewis celebrates 150 years since the first store opened on London’s Oxford Street, Retail Week dips into the archives.
Read Retail Week Etail Power List 2013 as a fully digital edition.
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The number of people employed in retail increased 1.8% in the first quarter, driven by non-food store groups.
Retail news round-up on April 24, 2014: Sports Direct eyes fresh incentive scheme arrangement, Co-op Food launches Fair and Square price campaign and more
Former N Brown boss Alan White has become chairman of fast-growing footwear business Hotter Shoes as it plots its international expansion.
IPO candidate Photobox Group has hired a UK managing director. Robert May joins from gambling site Betfair and will focus on mobile investment.
The trial of JJB Sports’ former executive chairman Sir David Jones for making false statements has been abandoned due to his ill health.
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The Co-operative Group has been cricised for its complex and unique three-tiered structure based around elected members. After it revealed £2.5bn losses today Retail Week examines the structure.
The turmoil at the Co-op hasn’t abated since former boss Euan Sutherland left the business in March. Here’s what it means for the business, and other high profile moves last month.
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Along with everything else at Tesco as its travails continue, its unwieldy board structure has been questioned by analysts.
Last week the Co-operative Group came under the spotlight again as Lord Myners, the man brought in to reform the businesses, resigned.