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Andrew Higginson has been hired as the new Morrisons chairman and at the same time he has stepped down as Poundland chairman. Retail Week profiled Higginson when he was appointed to Poundland in 2012.
Read the Retail Week John Lewis special anniversary issue as a fully digital edition.
Selfridges has taken the first steps to launching its ‘ultra-luxury’ Wonder Room online by selling Cartier on its website from this week.
Department group Debenhams has named Matt Smith as chief financial officer.
Retail news round-up on July 28, 2014: Home Retail considers Homebase disposal, retailers attack ‘supermarket tax’ proposal, Leighton and Norman in frame for Morrisons chairmanship
John Lewis ended its summer Sale with 18.8% growth year on year last week, driven by a stellar performance in its home department.
Value retailer Matalan is aiming to “service the way modern families want to shop” with its first Oxford Street store, due to open next year.
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.
M&S poached Tesco’s Carl Dawson to become its new IT director. Retail Week looks at what he needs to focus on in his new role.
The decision by John Lewis to support the forthcoming Commonwealth Games is a canny piece of marketing know-how.
At a time when every multichannel retailer is relying on online sales to boost their overall like-for-like performance, at M&S it is the other way around.