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5 Minutes With Eloise Monaghan, Founder & Creative Director, Honey Birdette

Tuesday 21 February 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

With Australian lingerie retailer Honey Birdette opening its first batch of UK stores in the past few months, the Retail Gazette caught up with Eloise Monaghan, its founder and creative director, to find out what makes her tick. Tell us a bit about yourself and your background...


5 Minutes With Tracy Barton, Retail Stores Director, Well

Monday 13 February 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

It's been less than a month since Tracy Barton was appointed to the role of retail stores director for pharmacy chain Well. For this week's '5 Minutes With...' Q&A, the Retail Gazette caught up with her to find out more about her career and what she hopes to achieve in her new...


5 Minutes With Samantha Crutchlow, Head of Design & Sales, OKAYLA

Monday 06 February 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

It's no secret that the influence and popularity of sports attire has become such a big part of the world of mainstream fashion in recent years, with retailers and designers turning items originally designed for functional use turned into fashionable staples. The latest retail...


5 Minutes With Olivia Cantillon, Co-founder,

Monday 30 January 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Launching in early March, is poised to become the first home grown editorial styling and multi-brand online retailer offering customers a destination to experiment with emerging and established labels to create one-off looks. introduces over 40 co...


5 Minutes With Emma Alexander, Chief Product Officer, Jack Wills

Monday 23 January 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

After a challenging few years, iconic British retailer and fashion brand Jack Wills is back on track. This week, it posted positive financial gains over the Christmas trading period and it hs opened new stores. Also, earlier this month it launched its first-ever sportswear ran...


5 Minutes With Cecile Reinaud, CEO & Founder, Seraphine

Wednesday 18 January 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

For many fashion retailers, having a celebrity wear something from your range can be a dream come true. However, when it's from style icon and the much-loved Princess Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, the euphoria can be a whole new level. This is precisely what Cecile Reinaud exper...


5 Minutes With Bassel El Koussa, CEO, Quiqup

Wednesday 11 January 2017 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

The so-called "go economy" war creeping into UK retail and the plethora of delivery apps are nothing new for consumers, especially if they live in London. A relatively new player in the retail scene is Quiqup, an app or web-based delivery service that aims to connect London’s ...


5 Minutes With Josh Rathour, CEO & Founder, UNiDAYS

Thursday 08 December 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Josh Rathour is the founder and chief executive of UNiDAYS, one of the UK’s fastest-growing websites that has a strong retail focus. An entrepreneur by nature, Rathour worked as a real estate agent before taking the leap and establishing UNiDAYS – and one of its core aspects i...


5 Minutes With Claire Davenport, Managing Director,

Thursday 24 November 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

It’s been almost three years since Claire Davenport was appointed the managing director of, and she’s loving every minute of it. With an illustrious career that saw her start off as an investment banker before eventually working for Skype as chief of staff, ...


5 Minutes With Steve Richardson, UK & MEA Director, ShopperTrak

Monday 21 November 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Tell us a bit about yourself and your background before ShopperTrak. I actually started my career training as a graphic designer, before I moved to Boots, the UK’s leading high street chemist. I was there for 15 years in all, in different roles across Operations, store design ...