Our retail practice has placed key talent across UK and global retailers for more than 25 years

Retail is at the core of our business, giving us the opportunity to work with many leading retailers. We span all formats – from convenience to big box – and advise on board-level and strategically important functional roles. We actively track emerging industry talent, and pride ourselves on our leadership insight. The functions we specialise in include CEO/MD, Retail Director, Finance Director, Operations Director, Multi-Channel Director, Commercial/Trading Director, Marketing Director and HR Director.

Our Experience

Books & Entertainment
Department Stores
DIY & Homewares
Estate Agents
Home & General Merchandise
Grocery & Convenience
Health & Beauty
Sports & Leisure

Selected Clients

Key People

Moira Benigson

Moira Benigson

Managing Partner

Leading a global organisational restructure and sourcing exceptional senior talent in a number of global markets required a search partner who knew consumer markets exceptionally well and worked quickly to understand our brand. MBS was that exceptional partner. They worked with speed, integrity, and outside of hours on many occasions with myself to secure practically a whole new global Leadership team, ranging from Global CEO to a series of Country Head roles.

Sara Edwards - Global HR and Corporate Affairs Director, Crabtree & Evelyn

Latest MBS News & Intelligence

MBS News

21 June 2018 - 9:07

Debenhams considers sale of Magasin du Nord The retailer is mulling the potential sale of the six-strong Danish department store chain as part of a wider initiative to cut costs. Debenhams states that Magasin du Nord, which it acquired in 2009 for £12.3m, continues to be profitable. Read more.

21 June 2018 - 7:49

Dixons Carphone reports a 3% revenue rise to £10.5bn for the year to 28th April Underlying pre-tax profit hit £382m. Newly installed CEO Alex Baldock has stated that his priorities for the coming year are to build the company's gross margins and improve its mobile phone sales in a period of tough trading conditions. Read more.

20 June 2018 - 8:39

H&M to debut its first lingerie brand collaboration The apparel retailer has partnered with Amsterdam-based Love Stories for the project. The new collection will launch in August and will feature Love Stories' distinctive prints and patterns. Read more.