What's been happening…

28th April 2016

'Shop Girl' paperback is out on Thursday 5th May. 

Mary is heading to Dublin on 7th May to appear on The Ray D'Arcy Show. Don't miss Mary's book signing at Easons in Dundrum on Sunday 8th May at 1pm.

26th April 2016

Mary shared her thoughts with The Guardian yesterday on how she would have saved BHS, you can read the article here.  She was also the Today Show on BBC Radio 4 this morning discussing the collapse of the retailer, catch up here. 

21st April 2016

Its been a busy few weeks. Mary sat in for Jo Whiley's BBC Radio 2 show at the beginning of April, with a 30 minute mix of her favourite Vintage Vinyl and paying homage to Van Morrison. To listen again to these shows click here.
As part of her new series of What Britain is Buying, coming soon to Channel 4, Mary visited Love Vinyl in East London to celebrate Independent Record Store Day
Mary was recently invited to Pro Hair Live Manchester in association with L’Oreal Professional to speak about re-inventing the salon industry following her appointment by the brand as consultant for their Salon Emotion programme.

“Salon Emotion is a great way to help salons make the most of their business. I believe that by working together with the L’Oréal Professional Products Division, we can help to reinvigorate the salon industry and reinforce the importance that salons have on the high street.”
— Mary Portas


Mary's Podcast

Mary will soon be launching her podcast series, ShopTalk. Talking to leaders in retail brands from fashion to food, you name it Mary will be getting inside retail now. Watch this space.


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ABOut Mary…

Widely recognized as the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand communication, Mary Portas has a multitude of expertise; business woman, advertising executive, retail expert, Government adviser, broadcaster and consumer champion.  The British media crowned her “Queen of Shops”.

Beginning her retail career in John Lewis, Harrods and Topshop, she joined Harvey Nichols, progressing to the Board as Creative Director in 1989.  She was credited with leading its transformation into a world renowned fashion store.  In 1997 she launched her own agency, Yellowdoor which has made its mark in the creative advertising landscape, producing category challenging campaigns and championing brand development for clients including Clarks, Louis Vuitton, Oasis, Swarovski, Dunhill, Boden, Thomas Pink, Patek Philippe and Westfield.
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