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Opinion

‘With the world of retail rapidly changing, employers must move with the times’

2022-01-21T06:00:00+00:00By

The shift to more flexible working and a greater focus on mental wellbeing has made the jobs market more competitive, writes Tony Gregg, but this presents an opportunity, not a threat.

Explore: The retail supply chain

Alex Baldock, chief executive of Currys

Analysis

How Currys’ Baldock is preparing to navigate another year of supply chain challenges

2022-01-14T16:51:00+00:00By

Electricals market leader Currys is preparing for another year of supply chain difficulties following a peak period hit by disruption and shortages.

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Analysis

Super Thursday delivers a Christmas cracker – but is the retail party over?

2022-01-13T17:20:00+00:00By , , ,

Despite surging numbers of Covid-19 cases and a perfect storm of external pressures threatening to derail the golden quarter, retail has delivered a merry Christmas. What did Super Thursday’s trading updates tell us about the sector’s seasonal performance – and the year ahead? 

Next chief executive Lord Wolfson

Analysis

Analysis: Next boss Wolfson’s five key questions that will shape retail in 2022

2022-01-06T15:15:00+00:00

Next beat expectations over Christmas but chief executive Lord Wolfson, one of the industry’s most respected leaders, said that working out prospects for the year ahead was “unusually difficult”.

Who will be retail's next CEOs?

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Retail Week speaks to a panel of industry experts to determine which executives will be in charge of the UK’s biggest retailers in the next five years

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