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Amazon's finance chief to step down

Amazon’s finance chief is to step down next year after more than twelve years at the e-commerce giant.

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Lyst hires former Net-A-Porter head

Lyst - a fashion e-commerce platform - today announced that Jenny Cossons, formerly of Net-A-Porter, will join the company as Head of Partnerships.

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Dame Vivienne Westwood funnels £1m into renewable energy platform

Dame Vivienne Westwood has become a major shareholder in Trillion Fund - a renewable energy investment platform for wind and solar farms.

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Microsoft's most eccentric executive departs the board

Steve Ballmer, the Microsoft ex-executive, has departed from the company’s board.

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M&S executive departs for SABMiller

Marks & Spencer has lost one of its most prominent board members after Jan du Plessis, senior non-executive director, quit his job to become chairman at SABMiller.

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Giorgio Armani annual profit hit by tax settlement

Giorgio Armani Group has revealed that its 2013 profit was severely dented as a result of the significant cash settlement it paid to Italy’s internal revenue service.

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Tesco shareholders round on ex-CEO's million pound pay-off

Tesco is facing criticism from shareholders over a pay-off worth up to £10 million for outgoing chief executive Philip Clarke.

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Abercrombie & Fitch reassigns diversity duties

Abercrombie & Fitch has given the responsibility for its diversity and inclusion efforts to Amy Zehrer, executive vice president of stores, after Todd Corley departed the organisation.

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Dov Charney has plans to wrest back control of American Apparel, according to industry sources.

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Lord Harris puts a stopper in Carpetright retirement plans

Carpetright founder Lord Harris of Peckham has announced he intends to remain at the retailer as non-executive chairman just weeks after announcing his retirement.

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