Buying Director Fashion, John Lewis
Peter Ruis is Buying Director Fashion at John Lewis, with responsibility for leading the Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Sports, Beauty, Nursery and Toys business units (a third of JLP business). He has overseen significant new brand acquisitions, an overhaul of own brand development and the introduction a radical new blueprint for the look and feel of branches.
Prior to JLP, Ruis worked with retail giant Marks & Spencer for 8 years before joining the fledgling Ted Baker just after float, leading the launch into formalwear, overseeing all elements of product design, major store wholesale and the start of the licensed USA launch.
Email Peter Ruis with your questions about the forthcoming 2010 buying season at email@example.com