Sainsbury’s hires former John Lewis MD Nickolds as clothing boss, Retail News, ET Retail

Davida Erdahl

LONDON, – British supermarket group Sainsbury’s has recruited Paula Nickolds, the previous boss of the John Lewis department keep chain, to guide its near eight billion pound ($eleven billion) basic products and clothing business.

Sainsbury’s mentioned on Thursday that Nickolds would sign up for as basic products and clothing professional director next month, succeeding Mike Luck, who is leaving the group.

Nickolds, who will be responsible for basic products in Sainsbury’s suppliers as very well as the Argos, Habitat and Tu clothing firms, will also get a seat on Sainsbury’s operating board, reporting to CEO Simon Roberts.

She worked for John Lewis for twenty five decades, the latter 3 as handling director. She still left in January very last year immediately after the department keep chain endured a lousy Christmas.

Very last week Sainsbury’s forecast a big rebound in fundamental profit this year immediately after a 39% drop in 2020-21

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