Topics: People

Are Women in B&M Treated Fairly?

Happy International Women’s Day: here’s to strong women everywhere. I know I’ve never hesitated to do the things I wanted in life, and have not seen any gender barriers blocking me. I grew up in a very female household; I went to an all-girls school; most of my bosses have been female; I’ve seen two female

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Counter Offers

So you’ve resigned and the boss you’ve asked time and time again for a promotion / a pay rise is surprised? Erm…..REALLY?! Next thing you know – HR have cornered you and offered you everything but a company Rolex to stay (let’s be honest, if they had one they would offer it to you!) including

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Graduate Day

Our first graduate day of 2016 was held last week on the 2nd February and – as ever – we really put our 4 carefully selected grads through their paces! After a brainstorming session pre-2016, we decided to add some new elements to our already robust AQUAretail graduate sessions – as they entered their 11th year.

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How I Landed My Dream Job

Catherine Tooke – Director of Planning at Coach – tells AQUAretail how she managed her career to achieve the executive position she’s in today… When did you first find out about merchandising as a career? I found out about merchandising as a career after I did an internship in investment banking. Although I loved the

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How I Got Into Merchandising

AQUAretail hears from Lucy Evans – Assistant Merchandiser at Mint Velvet – about how she launched her merchandising career after university… When I didn’t know what to do After completing A-levels in Maths, Textiles and Economics, I went on to study Mathematics and Management at the University of Leeds. At this stage, I had no

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