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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Amazon’s annual Prime Day promotional extravaganza, which took place this week, will no doubt result in plenty of superlative-laden headlines – it usually does.
The CVAs of Arcadia Group and Topshop Topman face opposition from a US property owner.
Pets at Home has taken a stake in online pet-sitting service Tailster as it targets a bigger slice of a market said to be worth more than £1bn per year.
Dunelm has posted a rise in quarterly sales and is confident that full-year profits will come in at the top end of expectations.
Superdry has slid into the red after a tough year at the end of which founder Julian Dunkerton took control after staging a boardroom coup.
In 1969, Apollo 11 flew Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon, Jeff Bezos was just five years old and Arthur Ryan opened the doors to the first Primark store.
As Aldi launches in China, Carrefour is scaling back. The French retail giant is the latest in a long line of big international retailers to dial down their presence in the Chinese market.
Marks & Spencer has launched a promotion with ITV Weather to highlight its fresh food credentials.
New Look is back in the black on an underlying basis after its turnaround programme bore fruit.
Carpetright has posted reduced annual losses and said there has been strong like-for-like growth in the new financial year.
Amazon’s annual Prime Day deals extravaganza will be extended this year to run over a 48-hour period for the first time.
Directors of computer entertainment retailer Game have advised shareholders to accept a takeover offer from Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct that values the business at £51.9m.
As Dave Lewis’ turnaround of Tesco nears completion, he is turning attention to new growth opportunities. Retail Week looks at where he is focusing his energy.