Fenwick’s new boss: “Online is fundamental to the department store’s future”


Running a department store chain in today’s era of online shopping is no mean feat, even for the most seasoned of retail executives.

But to take charge of one in the middle of a pandemic when nationwide restrictionshave forced the closure of all non-essential retail is an altogether different challenge.

This was the reality facing John Edgar in April when he was appointed to helm the historic department store group Fenwick, just weeks after the UK was plunged into lockdown.

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