October 2019

Finding the balance between ‘friend’ and ‘boss’

By | October 9th, 2019|Leadership|

Let's face it, being a leader is difficult. Navigating social situations can be confusing and the line between professional boss and understanding friend can be difficult to find. However, the best boss or manager knows how to lead a team and make important business decisions, while also being someone your staff can come to when [...]

Move of the week: Argos’s John Rogers joining a new team

By | October 4th, 2019|Move of The Week|

In any other week, the news that the boss of Britain’s largest retailer is to leave his post would headline any people news bulletin. But in a remarkable couple of days that has also seen Argos’s John Rogers join Dave Lewis in announcing his (more imminent) departure, the restructure announced by John Lewis Partnership (JLP) [...]


By | October 2nd, 2019|Representative Sample of Jobs|

£Six-Figure Basic Salary + Bonus + LTIP’s Based London This market-leading and highly respected retailer, require an experienced brand & marketing professional, to become an integral part of the board and align the marketing function to support their next stage of exciting transformation and change project. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Marketing Director will [...]

Extreme weather affecting the imports that fuel UK retail

By | October 2nd, 2019|All News and Events|

As the planet gets warmer and weather conditions become more and more extreme, UK retailers must prepare for increasingly unpredictable imports. Fruit and veg are particularly vulnerable to the precarious climate, and, given that over £20bn of UK imports comes from the stuff, it is worth going over exactly how this is happening. Here are [...]

September 2019

Talent mapping: The future of the retail executive search

By | September 27th, 2019|All News and Events|

It is generally accepted that the key to long-standing business achievement is to invest in staff. Yet many companies will wait to start their retail executive search only when a vacancy becomes available. We take a look at why this is a short-sighted approach, and why talent-mapping might help you avoid it in the future. [...]


By | September 27th, 2019|Representative Sample of Jobs|

£Industry Leading Package & Bonus Central London The Anthony Gregg Partnership is a market-leading Executive Search & Interim boutique, specialising in Consumer Search with the large majority of our clients being in Retail. Our brand has a strong reputation for continuous quality and delivery. Clients trust us with their most testing search assignments because they [...]

Move of the Week: Matt Birch working with Amazon

By | September 27th, 2019|Move of The Week|

I’ve commented before on how Amazon tends to keep its recruitment close to its chest and this week it has emerged that former Sainsbury’s director of commercial operations Matt Birch has been working with the company since May in a director role with a focus on scoping out sites for physical stores, according to The [...]


By | September 27th, 2019|Representative Sample of Jobs|

£Significant Six-figure Basic Salary, Bonus & LTIP’s UK Wide This market-leading high street retailer requires an experienced Retail Operations professional to spearhead their next stage of exciting growth and transformation. Reporting to the CEO, you will drive the retail operations transformational strategy, as this retailer prepares itself for the ever-changing retail landscape. During this process, [...]

Executive search: Finding great talent in retail

By | September 25th, 2019|All News and Events|

Talent is what makes a company, but it can be tricky to pin down. The challenge is finding that perfect candidate: one that will get the best out of your staff. Too often hiring teams are faced with impossible choices, but finding a great applicant can feel like you have won the race. Whether you [...]


By | September 23rd, 2019|Representative Sample of Jobs|

Based Midlands £Significant Six-Figure Basic Salary + Bonus + LTIPS Working for this industry-renowned and highly respected retailer, you will assume responsibility for one of their core non-food categories and drive through this key product area. The successful candidate will have direct buying experience gained within non-food, which ideally will also include a large proportion [...]