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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.
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Ted Baker has appointed long-serving group finance director Lindsay Page as its chief operating officer.
Sports Direct investors have voted in favour of rewarding owner Mike Ashley with a bonus through a new share scheme.
Former Comet employees have won a multi-million pound settlement after it was ruled they had not been properly consulted about redundancies.
The Co-op group chief executive Euan Sutherland is battling to bring the mutual into a new era but has warned the business will make redundancies to strip out cost.
Tesco is restructuring its middle management in a shake-up that could lead to positions at the UK’s largest grocer being cut.
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Mothercare’s Matt Smith was given one of the top jobs in retail finance over the weekend when he was unveiled as the new chief financial officer of Debenhams.
Morrisons has revealed Andrew Higginson will success Sir Ian Gibson as chairman next year. Retail Week takes a look at what the analysts say.
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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.
Dave Lewis will replace Philip Clarke at Tesco this October after the firm registered its worst trading performance in forty years.