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

17 August 2017 - 8:23

Bunnings looks forward to launching more UK stores The Australian retailer, which acquired Homebase in February last year, announced UK sales of £1.2bn in its first full year of trading in the country. The company has so far opened four pilot stores of its Bunnings Warehouse format in the UK. Read more.

17 August 2017 - 8:15

Kingfisher sees Screwfix like-for-like sales rise 11% in second quarter Kingfisher credited the strong Screwfix performance to its "leading digital capability" and new ranges. Kingfisher's like-for-like group sales fell 1.9% to £3.14bn in the three months to June, due in part to the disruption caused by restructuring plans. Read more.

16 August 2017 - 8:19

Home Depot reports highest sales in its history The US home improvement chain posted revenue for its most recent quarter of $28.11bn, beating analyst projections of $27.84bn. Home Depot raised its outlook for its 2017 financial year, projecting comparable sales growth of 5.5%. Read more.