Asos hires two non-executive directors effective April 1st 2014 Friday, 7th March 2014
Asos reported on Thursday that it has recruited Hilary Riva and Rita Clifton as its non-executive directors effective 1st of April 2014.
Asda to stock public-accessed defibrillators in over 600 of its stores Wednesday, 5th March 2014
Asda has reported to have made an agreement with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to showcase defibrillators in all of the retailer’s 609 stores including offices by the end of the year.
Apple’s CFO to step down as it announces revenue growth of $171bn Wednesday, 5th March 2014
Apple has announced that its chief financial officer (CFO), Peter Oppenheimer, will step down in September this year.
Sainsbury's appoints its director of online to its operating board Friday, 28th February 2014
Sainsbury's has reported to have promoted its online boss, Jon Rudoe, to its operating board.
Staff turnover costs retailers an annual estimate of £673 million Thursday, 27th February 2014
Despite identifying staff turnover as a key risk to a business’s success, the financial damage of replacing staff is overlooked. According to a report by Unum, the overall labour turnover last year cost retailers £673 million per year.
Ralph Lauren hires Valérie Hermann to oversee luxury division Wednesday, 19th February 2014
Ralph Lauren is looking to grow its luxury division by hiring Valérie Hermann, former president and chief executive of Reed Krakoff, as president of Ralph Lauren Luxury Collections. The newly formed post will acquire Hermann to report directly to the chairman, CEO and Ralph Lauren himself.
Co-op food COO to join Wilkinson Friday, 14th February 2014
Sean Toal, the chief operating officer for food at the Co-operative Group, is leaving the company after 14 years to take on the same role at discount retailer Wilkinson. According to The Grocer, Steve Murrells, the Co-operative Group’s head of retail, told senior managers: “I know the decision was not one Sean took lightly and I would like to thank him for his 14 years of great service.
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