The Children’s Furniture Company appoints new Chairman to continue business growth

Retail guru Derek Lovelock appointed as Chairman

The Children’s Furniture Company (TCFC), which specialises in beautifully designed, high quality furniture, kicks off 2021 with the appointment of a new chairman to support the company’s ongoing business growth.

Derek Lovelock is a respected figure in the retail sector; having previously held the positions of CEO for Mothercare and Executive Chairman for Mama’s & Papas, as well as former Chairman of British fashion retailer Jack Wills, plus Oasis and Warehouse’s parent company Aurora Fashions.

As chairman at TCFC, which was set up in 2012 by husband-and-wife team Paul and Claire Hanson, Lovelock will bring his extensive knowledge of the nursery and retail markets to help drive the business forward to future expansion. 

Derek commented: “The prospects for TCFC are really exciting and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of their journey to prosper in what can only be described as a challenging retail climate. I look forward to working with Paul and his team on the next stage of the company’s development.”

TCFC Founder Paul added: “It’s a real coup for us to get such an industry leader on our board. 2021 is set to be a pivotal and exciting year for us at TCFC and I know Derek will be a huge asset to our company. 

“At TCFC we have ambitious plans to significantly increase our market share in the UK and beyond. Given Derek’s background in the retail and nursery sectors, he will play an integral part in helping us to achieve our goals.”

For further information on TCFC or for trade sales please email or tel: 0843 289 2646.

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