News@Nine FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2016
by My-Retail Media Forward to a friend Forward to a friend

View online | Sign in | Register

John Lewis boss chosen as Conservative mayor candidate


29 September | 10:47 PM | bbc.co.uk | England

John Lewis boss Andy Street will leave the department store after being chosen to run as the Conservative candidate for West Midlands mayor. Mr Street, who calls himself a "proud Brummie", was formally selected by local party members to fight the election in May next year. He has handed in his resignation at John Lewis and will leave within a month, a member of his team said.

John Lewis_bw




Wholesale 102

Primark tackles fast fashion critics with cotton farmer project in India


The retailer is funding a sustainable cotton farming project but faces criticism it profits from the rock-bottom prices that hurt farmers When it came to the family business, Hetalbai Laktaria knew that it was best to keep her opinions to herself. In the village of Ranmalpur in western India, the men tend to look after the farms and the women stay at home.

Pepsi

Shares of PepsiCo climb after beating expectations on profit


Shares of PepsiCo briefly traded 2 percent higher on Thursday, after the beverage maker reported better-than-expected third quarter profits. The stock later pared those gains and ended the day up about 0.35 percent. PepsiCo reported a quarterly profit of $1.40 per share, eight cents above estimates from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.

Harold Tillman - photo

Former Jaegar owner Harold Tillman to be chairman of The Ethical Fashion Forum... but will he get a knighthood?


A gentlemanly, dapper figure with a fondness for natty three piece suits, tailor’s son Harold, 71, has spent 50 years in retail and often credited with putting British fashion on the map.


My Tube: Highlights from the Burberry September 2016 Show
Highlights from the Burberry September 2016 Show

My-Retail Media delivers all the breaking retail news directly to your inbox or online with comment, insight, statistics and video.
 

Want to personalise your news?
We offer bespoke personalised subscriptions so you receive the news that you want to know about, when you want it, where you want it!

Sign up for a 14 day FREE trial of our bespoke news service by clicking here.


Uniqlo logo

Japanese retailer Uniqlo dips its toes in Canada's cutthroat retail sector


When Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo decided to open its first location in Canada, it sent Yasuhiro Hayashi to Toronto every month for nearly a year to get a read on the Canadian customer. During each visit, Uniqlo Canada's chief operating officer would spend the week taking notes on what people wore.

Fashion

Exclusive: Ex-Hugo Boss CEO appointed Bottega Veneta boss


French luxury and sports group Kering is to announce this week the appointment of former Hugo Boss Chief Executive Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as the new head of its Italian leather goods maker Bottega Veneta, a source close to the matter said.

tesco bag

Tesco launches top 0% purchase credit card at 28 months


Households looking to spread the cost of a large purchase can now do some over up to 28 months interest-free with Tesco Bank's new credit card. The Tesco Bank 0% Purchase Credit Card tops the tables with the longest interest-free deal available on spending, out-stripping previous market-beating deals from Sainsbury’s Bank and Post Office by one month.


For all other latest retail news, please visit www.myretailmedia.com

Follow Us:   Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+ 

MyM-e Ltd 54 South Molton Street, W1K 5SG, London
E-Mail: info@mym-e.com Tel: (0)207 099 0509
Company Registration No. 06883762, Registered in England
© 2016 MyM-e Ltd — All Rights Reserved