Latest human resources news
Net-a-Porter’s founder Natalie Massenet has quit the online fashion giant ahead of its merger with Italian retailer Yoox Group.
Asos has revealed that Nick Beighton has replaced the etailer’s founder, Nick Robertson, as chief executive with immediate effect.
Uniqlo’s chief executive for Europe, Berndt Hauptkorn, has left the Japanese fashion retailer this week to take up a senior role at Chanel.
Alistair McGeorge, a former UK retail executive, has resigned as boss of Big W due to “health reasons” amid a complaint about his behaviour.
Halfords has appointed a managing director at its Cycle Republic division as it continues expansion plans for the revived specialist chain.
Human resources analysis
As Asos announces the departure of its boss and founder Nick Robertson, we look ahead at the challenges facing his successor, Nick Beighton
Retailers have plenty to digest after George Osborne’s Budget this week. How will changes to the living wage and Sunday trading affect them?
Human resources comment
Analysis of the Budget’s ‘living wage’, which will rise to over £9 by 2020, has focused on the cost to retailers.
Proposed zero-hours reform tips scales back in employees’ favour, but what can retailers do to keep themselves out of the media glare?