Don't miss this week
Amazon has started offering one-hour delivery in Manhattan, as the etailer giant continues to develop its premium Prime service.
Latest appointments news
Asda chief executive Andy Clarke is to take over the presidency of food and grocery research and training charity IGD next year.
Mothercare chief executive Mark Newton-Jones has been appointed chairman of Graduate Fashion Week, replacing former Debenhams boss Rob Templeman.
Retail news round-up on December 15, 2014: Tesco asks PwC to scrutinise stock, Amazon error results in products being sold for 1p; UK’s firs social supermarket opens; and Mike Ashley loans Sports Direct £40m.
Retail news round-up on December 12, 2014: Retail park vacancies and John Lewis
Card Factory has hired Twitter head of content marketing EMEA Paul McCrudden as non-executive director as it looks to bolster its online credentials.
Last month marked the end of an era as Cath Kidston announced her decision to step down from her day-to-day role at the eponymous retailer 21 years after founding the company.
The role of the board of directors has been brought into sharp focus in recent weeks by the accounting scandal at Tesco, and the coming weeks will be crucial for the retailer.
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.