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Mike Coupe to retire as ceo of Sainsbury’s

After almost six years as chief executive officer (ceo) and 15 years working for J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury’s), Mike Coupe has confirmed his intention to retire later this year. He will continue in his role as ceo until the end of May. In a statement, the supermarket chain said that …

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Horwood sales manager Grant Simmons retires after 49 years of service

Horwood south-west area sales manager Grant Simmons retired last Wednesday (June 26) after 49 years of service with the Bristol-based housewares supplier. Horwood marketing manager James Robinson said: “Grant joined Horwood in 1970, starting in the warehouse. Within a few years he got his driving licence, and when the company …

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Michael Griffiths retires after 40 years in the housewares industry

Cookshop owner Michael Griffiths has retired in early June after 40 years in the housewares industry, on both the supply and retail sides. The owner and partner of Salamander Cookshop at Wimborne in Dorset has sold the business to D&I Retail. Michael said: “I wish [new owners] David and Ione …

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