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Retail Needs To Be More Entrepreneurial By Richard Hyman

Richard Hyman, Board Advisor Retail Executives Limited and RAH Advisory Limited We have all grown up in an era of upward-only economic growth. The rate has varied and we have had the odd short-lived recession. But in the consumer economy, growth has been almost guaranteed for generations. For most of this period consumers’ spending power […]

Recovery Road: A timeline of the British High Street

Small business lender, 365 Business Finance, has created a timeline detailing the appearance and disappearance of retail stores on the British High Street from 2008 to 2018. The timeline serves to provide a visual depiction of a changing high street against the backdrop of recent media coverage of store closures. The timeline lists 46 retailers; […]

Retail Executives appoints Richard Hyman as Board Advisor

Retail Executives, a specialist retail executive search and advisory firm, has appointed Richard Hyman as board advisor. Richard Hyman is a world-leading expert in the retail industry, having provided top-level analytics, insight and thought leadership on retail intelligence to hundreds of businesses over the past four decades. Hyman’s role will include offering strategic advice across […]


Retail Executives Limited a specialist retail executive search firm has appointed Matthew Parry as Partner. Having started his career as a graduate in the UK retail sector, Matthew joined an international executive recruiter to help launch their retail business. He subsequently joined a prominent International search firm to head up its Consumer Practice in the […]

Retail Executives Limited Appoints Former Very Exclusive Managing Director Sarah Curran-Usher MBE

Retail Executives Limited a specialist fashion & retail recruiter of senior fashion executives has appointed former Very Exclusive Managing Director Sarah Curran-Usher MBE as Partner and Head of the new Retail Advisory division. Curran-Usher is also the Chairman of Richards Radcliffe and a Non-Executive of French Connection. Curran-Usher started her career at The Times on-line, […]

Graphic Design: Building your Fashion Portfolio

A portfolio is a key tool required when applying for any roles within graphic design, and of course roles within the fashion industry are no different. While interviewing well is also equally important, a comprehensive fashion portfolio will help communicate your style, ability, creativity and understanding of the industry to a potential employer. Without a […]

An Education: Choosing the Right Path to get into Fashion

If you’re at a point in your life where you’re looking at the next steps to take in your career, it’s likely that you’ve thought long and hard about what you want to do, what will make you happy, and what will provide you with the lifestyle that you desire. Whether you’re just out of […]