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Argos and Homebase owner Home Retail Group has made two key appointments as part of an ongoing drive to grow own brand sales.

Home Retail Group makes two new hires for own brand drive

Argos and Homebase owner Home Retail Group has made two key appointments as part of an ongoing drive to grow own brand sales.

The retailer has brought in its first CIO.

Fortnum & Mason hires first chief information officer

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.

Tesco chairman on grocer's new chief executive: 'We needed a fresh perspective'

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 appointed to Dixons

Dixons hires Sainsbury's director Philip Bell-Brown as property director

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 will leave in October

Tesco boss Philip Clarke steps down as grocer warns on profits

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is stepping down after a profit warning and will be replaced by Unilever personal care president Dave Lewis.

Appointments analysis

Philip Clarke left Tesco last month

People: Philip Clarke marked the end of a turbulent half-year for retail chiefs

The departure of Philip Clarke from Tesco marked the end of a turbulent half-year in the retail jobs market with several bosses departing.

Alan Fort is interim boss at American Golf

In the news: American Golf interim boss Alan Fort profiled

When it emerged last week that Alan Fort had taken the reins at American Golf temporarily, observers would be forgiven for wondering whether the golf specialist had issues to confront.

Appointments comment

Tesco has made some progress under departing chief executive Philip Clarke

Comment: Tesco's new boss inherits a grocer bereft of identity

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.

Comment: Retailers can be trailblazers when it comes to apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a personal issue for me. I started as a craft engineering apprentice in 1958 with Howard & Bullough in Accrington.

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