Meet the Manager: Dean Haslam, Topshop/Topman

With lots of new stores opening throughout the centre, we feel it’s only right that the faces behind the big names get a chance to introduce themselves. This week it’s the turn of Dean Haslam – Store Manager at our brand spanking new Topshop/Topman – so let’s see what he has to say about life at one of our fave fashion stores…


How long have you worked for Topshop?

I’ve worked for Topshop/Topman as a store manager for exactly 3 years now.


What is it like working at Market Place’s NEW Topshop?

I genuinely love working for Topshop/Topman as I feel they lead the field in delivering the latest catwalk styles and trends to the high street at a very affordable price. 


What are your responsibilities?

As the store manager I’m responsible for supporting both the Topshop and Topman brand managers in store, to deliver exceptional commercial, visual and operational results. 
I’ve worked in retail management for over 20 years and people describe me as a born retailer. I ultimately get the biggest satisfaction from ensuring all of our customers receive the best service on the high street. But also making sure that every member of the Topshop and Topman team receives the best support and training they can, to further their own development and careers. 


What is your typical working day?

There truly is no typical day and that’s why I love my job. Every day is so different, however I do ensure that I spend