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Beales head office roles slashedSubscription
Beales has announced 32 redundancies, mostly across its head office, following the department store’s collapse into administration earlier this month.
New Americas CEO at Scotch & SodaSubscription
Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda has appointed a new CEO for the Americas, as it continues to bolster its senior team.
BRC calls for zero-tariff Brexit trade dealSubscription
Ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU at 11pm this evening, the British Retail Consortium has called for a trade deal that “puts the customer first”.
Sales surge at AmazonSubscription
Total net sales at Amazon rose 21% to $87.4bn (£66.6bn) for the three months to 31 December as the online giant increased its investment in faster shipping over the Christmas period.
John Lewis customer director to exitSubscription
John Lewis has suffered another loss to its senior team, as customer director Craig Inglis is leaving the retailer at the end of March after 12 years.
Laura Ashley CEO to retireSubscription
Laura Ashley has announced its CEO and executive director Kwan Cheong Ng will retire on 30 April.
No buyer found for French ConnectionSubscription
French Connection has announced the business is no longer in a formal sale process and will refocus on its turnaround to include the “right sizing” of its store portfolio.
New signings for Edinburgh St JamesSubscription
Edinburgh St James has announced five new fashion retail signings, including & Other Stories and Mango, ahead of its launch in October.
Further senior appointment at N BrownSubscription
N Brown Group has appointed Aer Lingus’s Rachel Izzard as group chief financial officer, following the resignation of incumbent Craig Lovelace to take up a new position.
Five-year boardroom ban for ex-BHS directorSubscription
Former BHS director Lennart Henningson has agreed to a five-year ban from UK company directorships imposed by the Insolvency Service, following the tumultuous demise of the department store.