Home Retail Names Clare Askem As Habitat MD

Clare Askem, Home Retail Group's director of strategic development, has been appointed managing director of Habitat. Home Retail Group acquired the Habitat brand along with three flagship stores when the firm fell into administration in June. Home Retail chief executive Terry Duddy said: “Clare has extensive retail and marketing experience and under her leadership we will continue to build the iconic Habitat brand, and in due course leverage it appropriately across the group.”

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