Emily Lawson appointed Chief People Officer Kingfisher plc

Westminster, UK, 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Lawson as Chief People Officer. She will join the business in October. The appointment completes the international leadership team put together by Kingfisher CEO Véronique Laury. Emily was previously Group HR Director […]

Kingfisher plc to sell a controlling 70% stake in its B&Q China business to Wumei Holdings Inc for £140 million

LONDON, 2014-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc, Europe’s leading home improvement retailer, today announces a binding agreement to sell a controlling 70% stake in its B&Q China business to Wumei Holdings Inc for a total cash consideration of £140 million. The agreement follows Kingfisher’s previous announcement of its plans to look for a […]

VIA initiative to support the development of methodology for assessing the impacts of FSC forest management certification

The VIA Initiative LONDON, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — By 2050 we’re likely to need three times more wood than we do today, yet forests are fighting for their lives as the ground they stem from is being sought for alternative uses. The key to keeping forests standing is to make them viable so […]