Retail

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
Discount
DIY & Homewares
Electrical
Estate Agents
Home & General Merchandise
Grocery & Convenience
Health & Beauty
Speciality
Sports & Leisure
Wholesale

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

28 March 2017 - 16:07

Ahold Delhaize reports €22.3m share buyback The Dutch retailer bought over a million shares between the 20th and 24th of March, bringing the total share buyback figure to 13.2m shares, valued ay €266.7m. This forms part of a larger share buyback planned to reach €1bn. Read more.


28 March 2017 - 16:05

Jacamo announces new partnership with Asos to attract more millennials The menswear retailer is looking to reposition its brand in the coming years to appeal to a younger demographic. Jacamo will offer 25 pieces on Asos, with a plan to rollout further if the trial proves successful. Read more.


28 March 2017 - 8:35

Card Factory reports revenue growth of 4.3% for the year to January 2017 The Wakefield-based retailer posted resilient results, with revenue reaching £398.2m. Profits were down in part due to investment in software and adding stores to its expanding portfolio. The company is looking to Ireland to drive its future growth. Read more.