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New M&S stores director U-turns on role Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s newly appointed stores director, David Lepley, will no longer be joining the company, after being offered a bigger role to stay at Morrissons.
Retail employment drops by 85,000Subscription
UK retail employment fell by 85,000 jobs between the third quarter of 2018 and the third quarter of 2019, new data has shown.
Following 14 months of renovations, Louis Vuitton’s New Bond Street store will reopen its doors tomorrow with a burst of spectacle and colour.
Sports Direct appoints auditorSubscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has appointed RSM UK as its auditors with immediate effect.
Mark Parker to step down as Nike CEOSubscription
Nike boss Mark Parker will step down as chief executive in January 2020.
£4m investment for activewear brand VarleySubscription
Activewear brand Varley has secured $5m (£3.9m) investment to drive new growth through expanded distribution, new product ranges and expansion into new markets across Asia.
UK retailers' store-based profits halvedSubscription
Store-based profit margins for UK retailers have more than halved over the past eight years, new data has shown.
Under Armour founder relinquishes CEO roleSubscription
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down from his role as CEO of the business at the end of this year.
Brexit delay 'worst outcome' for retail Subscription
Retail leaders have called for a quick resolution to Brexit, as continued uncertainty is “extending the agony” ahead of the crucial peak trading period.
Robert Perkins departs from HotterSubscription
British Footwear Association (BFA) chairman, Robert Perkins, has left his role as chief operating officer at footwear business Hotter Shoes.