Stuart Rose has been appointed chairman of UK supermarket giant Asda as of next month. The UK retail veteran, who stepped down as chair of Ocado earlier this year, will lead the board’s search for a new chief executive.
Marks and Spencer told the UK government that European Union proposals on Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trade rules would increase the administrative burden on imported goods, the Financial Times reported.
Happy Hammerson. The property giant has found a key replacement to fill the empty anchor space at its giant Bullring mall in Birmingham after Debenhams closed in May. Marks & Spencer is to take the key position.
Here’s some news the UK high street might not want to hear. Some 21% of Britons think physical retail isn’t worth saving, preferring to do most or all of their shopping online, a new study from Savoo claims.
The race is on to reach retail carbon neutrality. Marks & Spencer is the latest major retailer to offer up an improved sustainability programme, to achieve full net zero “10 years ahead of the government’s strategy”.
Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
British retailer Marks & Spencer said on Sunday it was reviewing the future of its French business, with new trade rules in place since Britain left the European Union continuing to impact product availability in stores.