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Tesco’s new customer fulfilment director Allan Lyall is charged with taking the grocer to the cutting edge of online customer service using tactics polished while at global online giant Amazon.
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.
John Andrew, founder of 20-store golfing specialist Direct Golf, received backing from an industry titan last week when Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct took an equity stake in the business.
As reports emerge that former Halfords boss Ian McLeod is in the running for the Morrisons chief executive role, Retail Week takes a look at his career.
Mothercare’s Matt Smith was given one of the top jobs in retail finance over the weekend when he was unveiled as the new chief financial officer of Debenhams.
Dave Lewis has a huge job on his hands - not only is he taking the helm at the UK’s biggest retailer, he is inheriting a business struggling to turn itself around in the face of the most challenging conditions grocers have faced for 40 years.
Kiddicare boss Chris Yates is no stranger to turning around a struggling retailer but his new role is unlikely to be child’s play.
The departure of Marks & Spencer finance supremo Alan Stewart looks as if it came as unpleasant surprise to the food and fashion giant.
Despite sitting on the boards of some of the UK’s largest Plcs, BrightHouse’s new chairman Henry Staunton likes to keep a low profile.
The Tesco chairman faced harsh words at the grocer’s AGM last week, but he remains committed to a considered, long-term approach.
Tiger UK managing director Philip Bier may have been a novice when he started the business in 2005 but he has certainly earned his stripes nine years on.
JD Sports raised eyebrows last week when it revealed the immediate departure of its chief executive Barry Bown and said it had no plans to replace him.