George MacDonald is executive editor of Retail Week.
He has worked on the title since 1998, originally starting as a reporter, and covered sectors ranging from food to department stores.
He is in day-to-day charge of Retail Week’s editorial content online and in print. He writes a weekly City column and blogs.
George has interviewed many of the biggest names in retail and is often asked to comment in the wider media on the latest industry developments.
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Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell must pay £124,000 for breaking pensions law when the department store group collapsed.
Ocado has reported a 12% increase in sales during its fourth quarter.
Fashion retailer Bonmarché has warned that it may plunge into loss this year in “unprecedented” trading conditions.
Farfetch has struck a deal to acquire upscale sneaker and streetwear online marketplace Stadium Goods.
When Alex Baldock joined Dixons Carphone as chief executive in April he faced a baptism of fire.
Former Sainsbury’s chief executive Justin King is to join the board of Marks & Spencer as a non-executive director in the new year.
Ted Baker was hit by scandal last week when it emerged that staff had launched a petition alleging that boss Ray Kelvin’s behaviour was inappropriate.
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Morrisons has unveiled its first ‘food market court’ in the latest of its store overhauls.
Get the popcorn ready for next Monday, when retail tycoon Mike Ashley will meet MPs to set out his thoughts – no doubt robustly – on how to rescue the troubled high street.
The Range chief executive Nigel Oddy is to leave the value retailer little more than a year after joining, Retail Week can reveal.
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley intends to close all his stores in shopping centres owned by Intu because the retail property group has spurned new terms he has proposed on four House of Fraser sites.
Climate change, shifting food trends and Brexit are putting the food supply chain under immense pressure. How can retailers keep Britain well fed?
Having built and sold one retail business, entrepreneur Scott Weavers-Wright has done the same again – this time with a tech start-up.
Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley will set out his views on how to save the high street in a meeting with MPs next month.