The Swain Group has announced the appointment of David Emslie as its strategic development director. Emslie was most recently sales director at Canute Group, having served eleven years at the firm that was placed into administration ahead of this Christmas. His employer said that in his newly established role Emslie will be responsible for further developing the company’s range of services as well as increasing their scope where appropriate. He will work alongside Swain Group commercial director, Matthew Sweet, based […]
Palletline has appointed two new directors to its board.
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]