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Home Retail Group boss John Walden has quashed speculation that Homebase is up for sale and said no decision has been made to divest the retailer.
Latest appointments news
Argos and Homebase owner Home Retail Group has made two key appointments as part of an ongoing drive to grow own brand sales.
Fortnum & Mason has appointed Whistles IT and logistics director David Mold as its first chief information officer.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent said that the grocer needed a “fresh perspective” to move forward and that incoming chief executive Dave Lewis will build on what Philip Clarke has started.
Sainsbury’s director of property development Philip Bell-Brown has been poached by Dixons to assist with merging its stores with Carphone Warehouse.
Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is stepping down after a profit warning and will be replaced by Unilever personal care president Dave Lewis.
Apart from Argos and Tesco, August was a predictably low-key month in the retail jobs market as attention turned to school holidays and summer vacations.
The departure of Philip Clarke from Tesco marked the end of a turbulent half-year in the retail jobs market with several bosses departing.
Phil Clarke’s departure from Tesco, while perhaps no great surprise, suggests that the retailer is further in the mire than we might have realised.
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