Marketing Director, JD Williams Group
N Brown Group, is a leading internet and catalogue home shopping company. With over 140 years of experience in the distance shopping market. It has a number of retail brands including Simply Be , Jacamo, JD Williams, Marisota, Figleaves and High and Mighty, providing a range of fashion, footwear and lingerie products for customers regardless of size. In addition it provides homewares and financial services, including flexible credit plans. With sales of £785m and profits of £95m, the business has grown significantly by developing its online proposition (55% of total sales) and has recently launched stores to compliment its multi channel proposition, along with International operations.
Paul Kendrick joined N Brown Group in 2008, initially as Group Development Director, where he developed the International strategy, launching Simply Be in both Germany and the USA. He also took this catalogue and internet brand onto the High Street with the development of a store concept and led the groups acquisition of Figleaves and High and Mighty. Since 2011, Paul has been Marketing Director, setting the customer/brand strategy, and leading e-business development, creative and publishing, advertising, customer retention and data analytics functions. Prior to N Brown Group, Paul spent most of his career in the travel industry, both at Thomson Travel and The Co-operative Group in marketing, e-commerce, strategic and business development roles.
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