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Following the death of legendary retailer Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, Shore Capital’s Clive Black pays tribute to a man who changed the grocery and retail landscape
‘Maybe it’s Terry Smith who’s lost the plot – Unilever’s sustainability focus is logical, not ludicrous’
The Fundsmith founder has criticised the extent of Unilever’s sustainability agenda, but investors need to get with the programme or be left behind, writes Luke Tugby.
Fifteen major retailers and brands have joined forces with Be Inspired, Retail Week’s six-year-old diversity initiative to promote inclusivity across the industry in 2022 and beyond.
The great head office debate
- "The employee is now in charge" of where and how they want to work, according to Pets at Home chief executive Peter Pritchard
- JLP COO Andrew Murphy says it would be "nuts" to mandate employees working from home or the office long term
- One retail boss suggests ditching the word 'office' in favour of an HQ focused on "collaboration, energy and connection"
Is your HQ better than the kitchen table?