Carpetright

Carpetright – Lord Harris finally bows out.

Last week (on 21/5/2014), Lord Harris announced that he was leaving the board of Carpetright where he has been Executive Chairman since last October when his succession planning went...

Robert Peston goes shopping and Carpetright

Last night a new series of TV programmes called “Robert Peston Goes Shopping” was launched on the BBC. It told the story of how a few individuals changed the nature of retailing in the UK in the 1950s and 60s. People such as Stanley Kalms of Dixons who was interviewed, Marcus Sieff of Marks and Spencer, Jack Cohen of Tesco and the Sainsburys. Typically these were dominant and self-driven personalities who adopted new methods to attract retail customers from their competitors. ...