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Sainsbury's Asda - The Musical!

Georgia Hartley-Brewer
1 May 2018

The CEO of Sainsbury’s cringe moment on ITV News has gone viral. Caught with his microphone turned on before his interview on the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda, Mike Coupe began singing ‘We’re In The Money’ from the musical 42nd Street. It got me thinking about other appropriate tunes to bring this front-page story to life on stage.

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Can Retail weather the storm?

Stuart Hogg
2 Mar 2018

Wow, what a week for Retail... £1.5bn wiped off retail stock values, Maplin and Toys R Us in administration, Jones being offloaded less than 12months since being bought out of admin - losing all head office jobs and some stores in the process...

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We have helped to implement turnaround plans at established high street names; we have supported emerging pureplays with high-growth agendas; and we have provided Board-level executives to transform the estates of store and hospitality businesses.

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  • You’re not ready for GDPR
  • Your digital channels aren’t delivering
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