Jill Geoghegan's stories
M&S chief: ‘Poor performance down to execution’Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s lacklustre clothing and home performance was the result of poor availability and operational issues, chief executive Steve Rowe has said.
Arcadia makes senior digital hiresSubscription
Arcadia has made three senior appointments to its digital team, as the group seeks to accelerate its digital growth strategy.
Sales and profits up at Kurt GeigerSubscription
Full-year sales and profits at footwear retailer Kurt Geiger were up, despite it taking a £4.1m hit following House of Fraser’s administration.
Schuh launches take-back schemeSubscription
Footwear retailer Schuh has launched a take-back scheme for unwanted shoes as part of its sustainability strategy.
Columbia Sportswear chair dies at 95 Subscription
Gert Boyle, the chairman of the board of directors at Columbia Sportswear Company, has died, aged 95.
Shop Direct hires group CFO from ClarksSubscription
Shop Direct has appointed Clarks’ European president, Ben Fletcher, as its new group chief financial officer.
Record sales at Radley London Subscription
Accessories brand Radley achieved its highest-ever turnover of £92.9m, up 8.2% on 2018, in the year to 28 April, despite the tough trading environment.
Vente-Privee to close UK business Subscription
Veepee, the flash Sale site operated by Vente-Privee Group, is closing its UK business following continued uncertainty caused by Brexit.
Harrods launches standalone beauty storesSubscription
Harrods is opening a new standalone beauty fascia, called H Beauty, which will debut at Essex’s Intu Lakeside shopping centre in April.
Drapers launches Sustainable Fashion AwardsSubscription
Drapers will host its inaugural Sustainable Fashion Awards at London’s Hilton Bankside on 21 May.