Move of the Week: Colley’s return most intriguing summer transfer

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Unusually for the height of summer, the retail jobs market saw plenty of high-profile movers and departures in August.

We saw the arrival of new chief executives at, Bathstore, Ocado Retail and at Debenhams where Stefaan Vansteenkiste has been given the unenviable task of turning the embattled retailer around.

Mike Ashley has been characteristically ruthless in shaking up Jack Wills by ousting chief executive Suzanne Harlow just weeks after acquiring the struggling retailer.

Monsoon Accessorize, another high street brand facing challenging trading conditions, announced that chief executive Paul Allen is to leave the retailer and will not be replaced.

We’ve also seen the return of John Colley to Majestic Wine following its purchase by American investment group Fortress.

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