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How the rise in omnichannel retailing has altered retailers’ talent strategies

The growth of the internet, social media and mobile technology has had a meteoric impact on almost every area of modern life. However, perhaps none have been as profound as the changes that have taken place in retail. As anyone working in the sect...
05:14PM - Wed 16th July 2014

What can retailers learn from Comet’s insolvency?

In 2011, Comet was bought by private equity group OpCapita for £2 but continued to struggle. The next year Deloitte was rushed in as administrators under a pre- pack rescue package. When Comet was liquidated nearly 7,000 employees were unfortunate...
09:08AM - Wed 16th July 2014

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A Morrisons store in Grantham

New Morrisons chairman: The ones that got away

This morning Morrisons ended a great deal of speculation by confirming that Andrew Higginson, former Tesco finance director, was to be hired as chairman in 2015. With Morrisons enduring tough times of late, Sir Ian Gibson duly announced he would n...
09:48AM - Tue 29th July 2014
A Debenhams UK store

Mothercare CFO joins Debenhams

Department store Debenhams has appointed former Mothercare chief financial officer Matt Smith as CFO.Smith, who has been Mothercare CFO since 2013, was finance director at Argos and has also worked for accounting firm KMPG.He will join the retaile...
08:58AM - Mon 28th July 2014
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