Posted Thursday

Bell of Northampton announces new MD, sets out future plans

11th July 2019 - 07:00am
Mover, Bell of Northampton,

Home lifestyle store Bell of Northampton's new managing director, Lee Ferris, has set out his vision for the future of the business.

Lee, who has worked at the store for more than 30 years after starting as a 16-year-old sales assistant and progressing to commercial director, takes on the role of managing director following the departure of Graham Jackson.

He will work closely with the company’s board of directors to add new concessions to the store, including an independent interior design shop, and grow the business further.

Last year, Bell of Northampton opened a £250,000 extension and invested heavily in its e-commerce offering, which now accounts for 20% of its business, with a team of four people managing the website content, orders and enquiries.

Ferris said: “During my last 30 plus years at Bell of Northampton, I have worked in retail sales, business to business sales, and e-commerce and marketing, selling kitchens, bathrooms, fires and stoves, and tiles and flooring.

“I was also lucky enough to have worked with, and been mentored by, some great role models during my time here. Now, I can use this experience to work with my colleagues and drive the company forward.”


Related articles

Roundhouse collaborates with cookery school Mimo London

Posted today - 10:32am |

The bespoke kitchen maker designed the Spanish school’s new cooking and dining space

Retail sales continue to fall as consumers remain wary

Posted today - 08:00am |

‘The continued risk of a no-deal Brexit is harming consumer confidence,’ said BRC CEO Helen Dickinson

BMA reveals new speakers for 2019 conference

Posted today - 07:00am |

The trio will give talks on the European bathroom market and compliancy versus safety in a post-Grenfell landscape

MPs debate safety of online sales of electrical products

Posted yesterday - 15:22pm |

Labour MP Carolyn Harris, pictured, said big online retailers such as Amazon need to take more responsibility


in the spotlight

InSinkErator® Neotank

popular articles

Private equity firm TPG looking to sell VictoriaPlum.com

Wickes names David Wood as its new CEO