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Harvey Nichols’ buying director quits

By Prachi Singh

Feb. 20, 2018


Harvey Nichols’ fashion buying director Anita Barr has resigned from her position. A spokesperson at the company has confirmed the news saying, “Anita Barr left Harvey Nichols on the 31st January to pursue new career opportunities. We are currently recruiting for a replacement which will be announced in due course.”

For the year ending April 1, 2017, the Harvey Nichols Group witnessed a loss of 6.7 million pounds (9.3 million dollars) compared to a profit of 3 million pounds (4.1 million dollars) last year. The company’s turnover remained flat at 194 million pounds (270.9 million dollars) and EBITDA before exceptionals declined to 7.3 million pounds (10.2 million dollars) against 12 million pounds (16.7 million dollars) last year.

Founded in 1831, Harvey Nichols has stores in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Dublin in the Republic of Ireland and a dedicated beauty store, Beauty Bazaar, Harvey Nichols in Liverpool. Internationally, the company operates stores in Hong Kong, Dubai, Riyadh, Kuwait, Istanbul and Ankara.

Picture:Harvey Nichols website