Our retail practice has placed key talent across UK and global retailers for more than 30 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

17 September 2021 - 8:03

Boots unveils new media and marketing agency The health and beauty business has launched a new marketing service to help third-party brands deliver personalised campaigns to customers. Named Boots Media Group, the scheme will allow the retailer's supply partners to create targeted ad campaigns. Read more.

17 September 2021 - 8:02

The Body Shop announces plans to adopt an open hiring process in 2022 The beauty retailer has revealed plans to employ entry level retail staff on a first come first served basis starting in 2022. The new system will become a permanent change as part of a wider strategy to eliminate barriers to employment. Read more.

17 September 2021 - 8:01

The Body Shop announces plans to adopt an open hiring process in 2022 Read more.