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The founder and managing director of independent department store Sandersons, Deborah Holmes, died aged 56 on 2 January. She had been living with cancer for six years.
Designer Joe Casely-Hayford dies aged 62Subscription
Designer Joe Casely-Hayford passed away last night, aged 62, having had cancer for three years.
Obituary: Retail veteran Don McCarthy has died Subscription
Retail veteran and former executive chairman of House of Fraser, Don McCarthy, aged 63, died on 21 July after a long battle with cancer.
Gerry Weber co-founder diesSubscription
Gerry Weber co-founder Udo Hardieck died on 11 July, aged 74.
Laurence Neil Connolly, distribution director Ted Baker, died on 14 May aged 59.
Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her New York apartment in 5 June.
Asda’s Geoffrey Carr dies aged 66Subscription
Former strategy director at Asda Geoffrey Carr, who is credited for helping introduce clothing into supermarkets, has died aged 66.
Founder of indie Xile dies aged 71Subscription
Independent fashion retailer Pat O’Flaherty, founder of Xile, has died aged 71.
Tributes have poured in for Northern Lights Agency owner Nigel Eley and Farah menswear business development manager John-Paul Cassidy, known as JP, who both died in a traffic collision on the M62 earlier this month.
Ex-Selfridges chief Tim Daniels diesSubscription
Former Selfridges boss Tim Daniels died of pneumonia on Monday 16 April.