Selfridges MD Pitcher to stand down as it pledges omnichannel future

Selfridges managing director Anne Pitcher is to step down // Move follows completion of £4bn acquisition by Central Group and Signa Holding Selfridges group managing director Anne Pitcher is standing down at the end of the year after the completion of the department store group’s sale. The billionaire Weston family finalised the disposal of Selfridges to an Austrian... Continue Reading →

Ted Baker sold to Reebok owner Authentic Brands Group

Ted Baker sold to Reebok-owner Authentic Brands Group // Authentic Brands Group has snapped up Ted Baker for £211 million // The new owner, which also owns Reebok, Forever 21 and David Beckham, plans to target significant growth in North American with Ted Baker Ted Baker has been snapped up by Reebok owner, US-based Authentic Brands... Continue Reading →

Joules hires ex-John Lewis director as CEO

New Joules CEO Jonathon Brown Joules has hired former John Lewis omnichannel director Jonathon Brown as CEO. Brown, who was most recently CEO of Compare The Market, will replace Nick Jones, who revealed he would stand down earlier this year.  Brown will become CEO designate on 7 September before taking over on 30 September. The retailer... Continue Reading →

M&S named official tailor of England football teams

UK’s Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced that it is the official tailor to the England senior men’s and women’s football teams. Spanning three years, the partnership builds on the retailer’s longstanding relationship with The Football Association, dating back to 2007 when M&S became the Official Suit Supplier to the England Senior Men’s Team. The in-house designed collections will... Continue Reading →

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