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


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


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


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

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


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