Luxury-apparel etailer Net-a-Porter is entering the Chinese market with the acquisition of Shouke.com, a Hong Kong-based fashion website. The site will become part of Net-a-Porter’s outlet arm The Outnet.
Supermarket Asda has appointed Richard Mayfield as chief financial officer, replacing Judith McKenna who was promoted to chief operating officer in September 2011. Mayfield joins from John Lewis Partnership, where he is currently director of the shared services division, responsible for financial, information technology, human resource and procurement services. He joins Asda later this year. Asda also confirmed that Rob McWilliam, who’s held the post of chief financial officer an acting basis since September, will take on a broader role as strategy director, supporting David Cheesewright’s EMEA team and Asda on business development projects in the UK and EMEA region.
Don’t know what to make of the work experience row? The Guardian explains it all.
On the same topic, Justin King, Sainsbury’s chief executive shares his views with the Telegraph.
Apparel cataloguer Artigiano has friends in high places, the Duchess of Cornwall was spotted in one of its dresses, reports the Telegraph.
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