Blog: M&S breathes sigh of relief at Plassat appointment

Petah Marian | 1 February 2012

Marks and Spencer will have breathed a sigh of relief following the appointment of Georges Plassat as CEO of Carrefour.

Speaking to just-style, Shore Capital analyst Clive Black said that there were murmurs that Marc Bolland was in the running to replace Lars Olofsson at Carrefour.

Indeed his international experience combined with his experience across food and general merchandise might have made him a good fit.

However, with the difficulties facing Carrefour, combined with Bolland being just over a year into his three-year strategy at M&S, the world's second largest retailer was unable to lure Bolland away.


BLOG

Regional supply chains shape up

Regional patterns in world textile and apparel trade are becoming increasingly important, according to an analysis using data from the re:source by just-style sourcing tool. The trend reflects both th...

BLOG

US-China trade spat spurs sourcing shifts

The coming change of control of the House of Representatives following the US mid-term elections will probably do little to stop the escalating tariff disputes between the US and China, the American f...

BLOG

Apparel makers - Let's get virtual

The Virtual Reality market is becoming a bit of a big deal. According to recent forecasts from DigiCapital, the global VR market value could surpass $120bn by 2020. And, as consumers are demanding mor...

BLOG

Complexities of multi-channel pricing, sourcing and stock control

The fashion industry is operating in a multi-channel world – but when it comes to managing this approach, it seems there is no unanimity of best practice (and often no best practice at all) on multi-c...

just-style homepage



Forgot your password?