Tag : Nigel Oddy
A new start for New LookSubscription
With retail veteran Nigel Oddy driving operations, a lighter debt load, and a leaner store estate and menswear offer, the fast fashion retailer is primed for a resurgence.
Over the past few years, there have been a number of unexpected appointments to the top rungs of traditional fashion retailers, as they have sought to break away from accepted thinking.
Nigel Oddy to join New Look Subscription
Former House of Fraser chief executive Nigel Oddy will join New Look as chief operating officer on 1 April, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
As part of Drapers’ 130th anniversary celebrations this year, we brought together some of fashion retail’s biggest names for a series of unique one-on-one interviews. Here, Lord Rose and Nigel Oddy began their careers around the same time at Marks & Spencer and have climbed to the top of various UK retailers.
Former House of Fraser chief executive Nigel Oddy rounded off today’s Drapers Next Generation by reflecting on the importance of immersing yourself in retail and remaining fascinated with the industry.
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House of Fraser axes four own brandsSubscription
House of Fraser is shrinking its portfolio of womenswear house brands in an attempt to revive the division’s flagging sales, Drapers has learned.
House of Fraser is set to relaunch its website later this year or early next year, chief executive Nigel Oddy revealed this morning as he announced ecommerce sales growth of 26.8% for the year to January 30.
House of Fraser has appointed Maria Hollins to the newly created role of executive director for buying and design, effective from May 9.