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Analysis

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest

07 Apr 2014

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News

Tesco preparing for exit of CFO Laurie McIlwee

Tesco paving the way for departure of CFO, according to reports

11 Mar 2014

News

Bankers preparing £5bn debt deal for Morrisons sale

Lenders are preparing debt financing packages to support a possible sale of supermarket chain Wm Morrison, reports claim

20 Feb 2014

Opinion

Predictive selling to become part and parcel of commerce

Amazon is pioneering predictive selling, but will it work?

04 Feb 2014

News

Ex-Burberry CFO Stacey Cartwright to become Harvey Nichols chief exec

Cartwright joins luxury fashion chain Harvey Nichols on February 17

09 Jan 2014

Analysis

More to do as Debenhams CFO moves on

Investors question whether CFO's departure is key to the retailer's turnaround

06 Jan 2014

News

Debenhams CFO departs as tough trading hits home

Days after a profit warning, Simon Herrick steps down from the high street retail giant

02 Jan 2014

Analysis

Analysis: Asda's new CFO to spearhead expansion strategies

Alex Russo's background in retail growth will be leveraged at Asda, which is looking to expand on several fronts

17 Dec 2013

News

AS2013: Business rates don’t go far enough

Business rates will be capped and relief given to SME in Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2013

News

CFO leaves New Look in pursuit of portfolio career

Alastair Miller steps down as New Look CFO after 13 years at the fashion retailer

13 Nov 2013

News

Retail industry appoints EY in business rates review

EY appointed to review business rates and recommend changes

24 Oct 2013

News

Tesco FD on receiving end of shareholder criticism

Tesco management under fire as shock central Europe profit slump questioned

15 Oct 2013

Analysis

Pennycook returns to frontline

Ex-Morrisons FD brings valuable turnaround experience to crisis-hit Co-op Group

19 Jun 2013

News

Ex-Morrisons' Pennycook joins Co-op as FD

Richard Pennycook joins crisis-hit retail and banking giant Co-operative Group as finance director

05 Jun 2013

News

French Connection announce FD’s surprise departure

Roy Naismith unexpectedly leaves French Connection following difficult trading year

29 Apr 2013

Feature

Horsemeat scandal: The meat of the matter

The horsemeat scandal scandal has exposed the risks of relying on intricate supply chains, writes Gavin Hinks

27 Mar 2013

News

Burberry CFO Cartwright to leave

Stacey Cartwright to step down as Burberry CFO after nine years in the role

07 Feb 2013

Feature

Retail FDs facing online and overseas challenge

Retailers constantly hear of rivals making huge profits in emerging markets, but for many FDs it is less clear how to take advantage

30 Jan 2013

Opinion

The music's over at HMV

The failure of HMV and Blockbuster to adapt to changing buying habits offers a salutary lesson for finance directors

22 Jan 2013

News

HMV latest retailer to face the music

HMV calls in Deloitte administrators as latest retailer to enter insolvency

16 Jan 2013

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Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

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