Our retail practice has placed key talent across UK and global retailers for more than 25 years

Retail is at the core of our business, giving us the opportunity to work with many leading retailers. We span all formats – from convenience to big box – and advise on board-level and strategically important functional roles. We actively track emerging industry talent, and pride ourselves on our leadership insight. The functions we specialise in include CEO/MD, Retail Director, Finance Director, Operations Director, Multi-Channel Director, Commercial/Trading Director, Marketing Director and HR Director.

Our Experience

Books & Entertainment
Department Stores
DIY & Homewares
Estate Agents
Home & General Merchandise
Grocery & Convenience
Health & Beauty
Sports & Leisure

Selected Clients

Key People

Elliott Goldstein

Elliott Goldstein

Managing Partner

Moira Benigson

Moira Benigson

Founder & Chair

Aelf Hewitson

Aelf Hewitson

Associate Consultant

Leading a global organisational restructure and sourcing exceptional senior talent in a number of global markets required a search partner who knew consumer markets exceptionally well and worked quickly to understand our brand. MBS was that exceptional partner. They worked with speed, integrity, and outside of hours on many occasions with myself to secure practically a whole new global Leadership team, ranging from Global CEO to a series of Country Head roles.


Latest MBS News & Intelligence

MBS News

11 June 2021 - 8:08

Quarterly sales surge at Asda The supermarket has enjoyed a 7.3% jump in like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, for the 3 months to the end of March 2021. The UK’s third largest grocer is still awaiting approval from the CMA to complete its £6.6bn takeover by the Issa brothers. Read more.

11 June 2021 - 8:04

Tesco to shut international wholesale business The big four grocer has reportedly announced plans to shut down its international wholesale business, which exports its own-brand range across the world. Read more.

10 June 2021 - 8:37

DFS set to turn a profit in 2021 The specialist retailer looks set to make at least £105m in underlying profit before tax for its 2021 financial year. DFS has said that total order intake for its fourth quarter was up 92% against the same period in 2019. Read more.