Editor's blog: Bolland can slay the sacred M&S cows

It's been a painful process, but I think Stuart Rose has pulled off quite a coup with Marc Bolland.

Last Updated: 06 Nov 2012

Succession struggles at M&S are one of this nation’s favourite spectator sports. Ten years ago, one of the first features I ever wrote for MT concerned the mess that the legendary Sir Richard Greenbury got himself into when trying to shoehorn a bloke called Peter Salsbury into the top job. We called it 'King Richard: A tragedy in Three Acts'. After that debacle, M&S worked its way through Luc Vandervelde and the hapless Roger Holmes, before matinee idol Stuart Rose came to the rescue... [CLICK TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]

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