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About Arcadia Group

Arcadia Group is the holding company for high end retail brands, including BHS, Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topshop, Topman, and Wallis.

Arcadia Group Headquarter Location

Colegrave House 70 Berners Street

London, England, W1T 3NL,

United Kingdom

+44 (0)844 243 0000

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Sofology hires former Ikea, Arcadia and M&S boss as new managing director

Jan 12, 2022

Sofology hires former Ikea, Arcadia and M&S boss as new managing director The appointment follows the departure of the brand's CEO and previous MD last year Sign up to FREE email alerts from BusinessLive North West Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. Sign Up We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Sofology has appointed a former Ikea, Arcadia Group and M&S boss as its new managing director. Emma Dinnis has taken on the role at the DFS-owned retailer, succeeding Harvey Ainley who stepped down in December. She has most recently worked for M&Co as its chief customer officer. Sally Hopson left the role after first joining the Golborne-headquartered company in September 2018. Mr Ainley had been Sofology's managing director since June 2021, having been hired as chief operating officer in June 2019. He had previously worked for The Pets at Home Vets Group, CARE Fertility, Dreams, Asda and PwC. Don't miss a thing - sign up for your free North West newsletter - and follow us on LinkedIn Email newsletters BusinessLive is your home for business news from around the North West- and you can stay in touch with all the latest news from Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria through our email alerts . You can sign up to receive daily morning news bulletins from every region we cover and to weekly email bulletins covering key economic sectors from manufacturing to technology and enterprise. And we'll send out breaking news alerts for any stories we think you can't miss. Visit our email preference centre to sign up to all the latest news from BusinessLive. LinkedIn In September 2021 it was revealed that Sofology had increased by more than £70m during the latest financial year of its parent company, DFS, as the brand bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic. The firm, which was bought by the furniture giant in 2017, posted a revenue of £214.6m for the 12 months to June 27, 2021, up from the £143.7m it reported for the prior year. Its gross profits also increased from £71.4m to £112.8m over the same period. DFS added that it is aiming to increase the number of Sofology shops from 50 to between 65 and 70 "in the medium term" and is also targeting a revenue of about £300m for the brand. Sofology was founded in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire, in 1974. Read More

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