Health & beauty retail giant Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as its new CEO, effective March 15. She’ll join the board too as she succeeds CEO Stefano Pessina, who’s becoming executive chairman.
Selfridges weathered the 2020 storm, despite enduring the toughest retail year in decades. That’s according to company chief Anne Pitcher who admitted that it was the “most difficult” period in its 113 years.
The Hut Group continued to outperform in the fourth quarter with the company saying on Tuesday that it saw revenue growth of 51% year-on-year, much better than the range of 40% to 45% that it had predicted earlier.
Boots has been a drain on its parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance for a while and although WBA said on Thursday that the group’s Q1 trading was better than expected, the UK operation continued to struggle.
As non-essential shops in England open on Wednesday after the latest lockdown, Cath Kidston is making it an even more momentous occasion as the company is returning to London with the reopening of its global flagship.
The Vaughan, Ontario-based personal care group announced third-quarter net income of $3.6 million on Friday, a 21% increase compared to the $2.9 million reported by the company in the prior-year period.