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  • Big interview: Al Khaayat Investments retail CEO Jon Knight

    Big interview: Al Khaayat Investments retail CEO Jon Knight

    Global growth is top of many UK retailers' agendas for 2015. Essential Retail caught up with Jon Knight, retail CEO of Dubai-based Al Khaayat Investments, to discuss Middle East opportunities and challenges.

    Big interview: Al Khaayat Investments retail CEO Jon Knight
  • Big interview: Wickes eCommerce director Lee Faetz

    Big interview: Wickes eCommerce director Lee Faetz

    Wickes eCommerce director Lee Faetz thinks the emergence of Black Friday in the UK is a good opportunity for retailers, but warns it could change the shopping habits of British consumers.

    Big interview: Wickes eCommerce director Lee Faetz
  • Interview: Jumbo eCommerce director Roland van den Berg

    Interview: Jumbo eCommerce director Roland van den Berg

    Netherlands-based grocer Jumbo Supermarkten's eCommerce director Roland van den Berg comments on his admiration for the UK e-tail industry, and launching an everyday low price version of Whole Foods.

    Interview: Jumbo eCommerce director Roland van den Berg
  • Big interview: Feelunique CEO Joel Palix

    Big interview: Feelunique CEO Joel Palix

    New Feelunique boss Joel Palix talks exclusively to Essential Retail about his switch from the top job at Clarins to CEO of the beauty retailer and reflects on the importance of getting out of the comfort zone.

    Big interview: Feelunique CEO Joel Palix
  • Big interview: Ex-Sainsbury's CEO Justin King

    Big interview: Ex-Sainsbury's CEO Justin King

    Essential Retail caught up with Sainsbury's former CEO Justin King to hear his views on the state of the industry and his criticisms of retailers' latest Christmas ad roll-out.

    Big interview: Ex-Sainsbury's CEO Justin King
  • Big interview: Halfords IT director Anna Barsby

    Big interview: Halfords IT director Anna Barsby

    Anna Barsby, IT director at Halfords, on the business's necessary IT infrastructure overhaul, how vendors have improved their service over the last year and why technology is now sexy.

    Big interview: Halfords IT director Anna Barsby
  • Big interview: Clarks innovations manager Chris Towns

    Big interview: Clarks innovations manager Chris Towns

    Clarks opened a London pop-up store last week, but it's the shoe retailer's shopping centre pop-ups that are providing a platform for showcasing new tech, says innovations manager Chris Towns.

    Big interview: Clarks innovations manager Chris Towns
  • Big interview: Lloydspharmacy IT director Menno Rientjes

    Big interview: Lloydspharmacy IT director Menno Rientjes

    Menno Rientjes, IT director at Lloydspharmacy parent company Celesio UK, on the success of click & collect, modernising healthcare and why tech vendors must be more open to collaboration.

    Big interview: Lloydspharmacy IT director Menno Rientjes
  • Big interview: Eat financial director Strahan Wilson

    Big interview: Eat financial director Strahan Wilson

    As sandwich shop chain Eat looks to double its store portfolio over the next three years, the company's financial director says smooth communication with IT, marketing and operations is paramount.

    Big interview: Eat financial director Strahan Wilson
  • Big interview: AO.com CEO John Roberts

    Big interview: AO.com CEO John Roberts

    John Roberts, CEO of AO.com, on how retailers should talk to customers, his new non-executive "dream team", and why pressures from The City won't steer the business away from its long-term strategy.

    Big interview: AO.com CEO John Roberts
  • Interview: Aurora Fashions group head of security Mitch Haynes

    Interview: Aurora Fashions group head of security Mitch Haynes

    Retailers face a huge challenge in fighting delivery fraud, with fake non-delivery claims still prevalent in the UK, according to Aurora Fashion's security boss Mitch Haynes.

    Interview: Aurora Fashions group head of security Mitch Haynes
  • Interview: O2 UK general manager Bridget Lea

    Interview: O2 UK general manager Bridget Lea

    Essential Retail caught up with O2 retail boss Bridget Lea to hear her plans for the business and its stores in what continues to be a fast-changing mobile phone retailing marketplace.

    Interview: O2 UK general manager Bridget Lea

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