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

9 August 2022 - 17:31

The Body Shop expands UberEats delivery partnership The Body Shop and Uber first partnered in 2020, with a pilot scheme offering the beauty retailer’s products to six initial locations. The partnerships have now expanded to bring its delivery service to the majority of the company's US stores. Read more.

9 August 2022 - 17:27

Co-op expands tech-recirculation trials Co-op has expanded its trial with tech-recirculation start-up Spring, helping consumers cut e-waste and unlock value in unwanted electrical devices. Read more.

8 August 2022 - 17:29

The Works reports a decrease in shop and online sales The toy, stationery and hobby retailer The Works has reported a 2.5% decline in like-for-like shop sales and a 29% drop in online sales in the first quarter of its new financial year as rising inflation hit consumers. Read more.