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Former Carpetright boss Darren Shapland has been appointed as Poundland chairman today. Retail Week profiled Shapland in 2012 when he was hired by Carpetright.
Net-a-Porter boss Mark Sebba has revealed he is set to retire, ending more than a decade at the luxury online retailer.
Retail news round-up on July 14, 2014: House of Fraser creates new head of SEO role, Net-a-Porter accused of not paying enough tax, Bestway boss to become preferred bidder for Co-op Pharmacies and more
Luxury brand Burberry has warned that volatile exchange rates could hit full year profits as it revealed a quarterly sales rise.
Retail news round-up on July 1, 2014: Burberry appoints digital vice president, Sports Direct quashes rumours it is to buy Office and more.
Handbag retailer Mulberry’s pre-tax profits crashed 46% to £14m in its full year and like-for-likes nosedived 15% in recent weeks.
As wealthy Middle Eastern tourists flock to the UK’s shopping districts, Ramadan has become an important occasion for some British retailers.
Burberry is launching a new flagship store in the Kerry Centre, Shanghai which features a facade that responds to natural light and the weather.
The UK’s mass-market retailers have sometimes been unsure of how best to attract greater numbers of international shoppers to their stores.
It has become commonplace that polarisation in retail is accelerating. In grocery, shoppers are migrating to hard discounters and premium chains such as Waitrose and M&S.