New John Lewis boss White to launch strategic review

Dame Sharon White plans a strategic review of John Lewis

The new chair of the John Lewis Partnership, Dame Sharon White, plans to initiate a strategic review of the department stores and grocery giant.

White, who took the helm at John Lewis last month and on Thursday is expected to unveil dismal results, is talking to consultancies including McKinsey about their involvement in a review, The Sunday Times reported.

White is expected to run the review along with Nina Bhatia, the newly appointed executive director of strategy and commercial development and a former McKinsey staffer.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading

Retail-Week.com provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on Retail-Week.com
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

During December, registered users can access 24 free articles in our advent calendar - find it here or on the homepage.

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.