January 13 2012
The new head of European operations at TJX and stalwart of the business is ideally placed to execute its store expansion plans. Tiffany Holland reports.
The departure early next year of one of former Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy’s key lieutenants will be the end of an era. Alex Lawson reports.
As B Q launches its biggest ever winter Sale, Nicola Harrison asks its recently appointed chief executive what the future holds in store
TM Lewin has just broken the £100m sales barrier. Its chief executive wants to add the same again through international expansion, he tells Alex Lawson.
His time at Asda may have been short-lived, but King is held in high regard as his appointment as managing director of Wickes shows. Nicola Harrison reports
November 25 2011
He may have sold Costcutter, but that doesn’t mean its founder is taking it easy and stepping back from the business. Alex Lawson reports.
A UK turnaround challenge and hiring a new boss may seem daunting tasks, but the industry thinks the new Mothercare chairman is just the man for the job, says Gemma Goldfingle
November 11 2011
JJB Sports’ director of football has a big task ahead of him as he helps pull the retailer out of the relegation zone. Gemma Goldfingle reports.
November 4 2011
The fifth generation of his family to run the eponymous business, the Booths chairman is looking to future expansion. Gemma Goldfingle reports.
The former Starbucks man is no stranger to turnarounds, but does he have what it takes to give the flagging Clinton Cards a shot in the arm, Tiffany Holland reports.
October 21 2011
Travel has become a vital part of WHSmith’s growth, as recognised by the chief operating officer’s promotion to managing director. Tiffany Holland profiles him.
October 14 2011
Previously a key man at Asda, can the new UK managing director of Toys R Us use his retailing nous to keep the increasing threat of supermarkets and online at bay, asks Tiffany Holland.
Modest by nature, the head of H M in the UK and Ireland is also justly proud of his store’s recent results. Tim Danaher discovers his plans for more openings and different formats
September 30 2011
The new director of Carpetright’s beds business, Sleepright, is passionate about the sector that has given him a second career, and is looking forward to working with an ‘icon in the industry’
September 23 2011
If anyone could smarten up Moss Bros, it’s Brian Brick. Ahead of next week’s update George MacDonald reports on how he is tailoring the retailer for success
September 16 2011
Morrisons has secured a coup in recruiting a former senior figure at Apple to spearhead its online food plans. Jennifer Creevy reports
September 9 2011
After almost 15 years at Debenhams the new chief executive is well placed to pick up where Rob Templeman left off. George MacDonald reports
September 2 2011
Passionate about retail, the former Blackwell commercial director has taken on the challenge of resurrecting the three times failed fashion retailer Ethel Austin. Nicola Harrison reports.
August 26 2011
At home with both the glamour of Selfridges and the gloom of turnarounds, Peter Williams’ latest challenge is working with Blacks. George MacDonald finds out what drives him
August 19 2011
Sainsbury’s new marketing director will play a key role as the grocer begins to prepare for the post-Jamie Oliver era. George MacDonald reports
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