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Following Next’s downgraded profits forecast, experts have warned fashion retailers they must overhaul their retail models to suit customer demand.
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Tesco has bolstered its board with two new non-executive directors, which includes hiring former Ikea chief executive Mikael Ohlsson.
Retail news round-up on October 6, 2014: Tesco appoints two non-executive directors, supermarket watchdog calls on suppliers to complain, M&S launches maternity and baby brand, retail leaders urge Scottish Government to scrap ‘Tesco tax’, Holland & Barrett to launch click-and-collect
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.
With summer drawing to a close, the business and political worlds sprung back into action in September making it the perfect month for fresh slates and new starts.
Tesco has brought in two new non executive directors to help steady the ship. Retail Week takes a closer look at their careers to discover what they will bring to the beleaguered grocer.
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.
Apprenticeships are a personal issue for me. I started as a craft engineering apprentice in 1958 with Howard & Bullough in Accrington.