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

Moira Benigson

Moira Benigson

Managing Partner

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.

Sara Edwards - Global HR and Corporate Affairs Director, Crabtree & Evelyn

Latest MBS News & Intelligence

MBS News

22 March 2019 - 17:00

Sports Direct offers to buy Magasin du Nord The offer for Debenhams’ Danish business is worth £100m. If approved, Sports Direct founder and CEO Mike Ashley would become a director and chief executive of Debenhams. Read more.

22 March 2019 - 16:56

Co-op launches its first-ever online delivery service The retailer will use electric cargo bikes to fulfil orders recieved through a new online delivery-dedicated website. The new service is currently on offer from its store in London Chelsea with plans to expand to others. Read more.

22 March 2019 - 16:52

Sainsbury’s and Asda will sell stores if merger is approved If allowed to merge, Sainsbury's and Asda have pledged to sell 125 to 150 supermarkets, having also committed to achieving £1b in price cuts last week. The CMA's final report is expected by 30 April. Read more.