She adds that in her opinion the firm “could be improved” and adopt a “more modern offering”.
As a US firm, it “might bring something new to the high street”, she adds, saying that any new owner will always provide a “breath of fresh air”.
James Massey, a retail and fashion talent finder at multi-sector Clever Recruit, tells Recruiter
that the nationality of the buyer is “irrelevant”.
“The retail industry is in no position to have any patriotic tendencies. Saving jobs and offering customers the service and products they need is priority.”
He also notes that “It is growing increasingly common that the demise of a retailer is significantly affected by rental costs and unit overheads.”
As reported by recruiter.co.uk
last week, the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI’s) ‘Distributive Trades Survey’ for May saw a positive balance of recruitment intentions
within the retail industry for the first time since 2004.