Retailer George Davies: 'Promote more women to top fashion jobs'
Veteran retailer George Davies has called for more women to be appointed to top jobs in British fashion.
Mr Davies, founder of clothing retailer Next and behind the George at Asda label, says more needs to be done to promote them to director level.
Women "have more vision than men" and their promotion would help boost firms, he told BBC Radio 4's You and Yours.
Campaigners Women in Retail welcomed his call, saying retail was often still a "boys' club".
Research published earlier this year, by the group, found that while 60 per cent of those employed in the retail... read more
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