Bed retailer reopens Scottish store; IT Director departs

Bed retailer Dreams has announced the reopening of its store in Dunfermline as well as confirming the departure of its long-serving IT Director.

Dreams has moved into the neighbouring unit at Carnegie Drive Retail Park to make way for the former space to be renovated and turned into a new TK Maxx.

In other news, Richard Baker, Director of IT at Dreams, has left the business after 10 years, five of which were in the departed position. He has joined horticultural agri-business, Flamingo Horticulture, as Group IT Director.

Before Dreams, he spent over 15 years at Furniture Village, holding a number of senior positions including Director of IT and Communications.

Commenting on his departure, Richard said through social media: “After 10 happy and successful years at Dreams it’s time to say goodbye. Being part of Dreams success and seeing the company go from strength to strength is something I feel very proud and privileged to have been a part of.

“To my team, past and present, thank you for your support, resilience and commitment. Everything we’ve achieved here has always been a team effort! To my colleagues at Dreams, it has been a pleasure working with you. Thank you for making my time at Dreams such a fulfilling experience.

“It’s been a privilege to lead Dreams IT for the last 10 years and work with so many talented peers. I wish everyone at Dreams every success as you move to the exciting next chapter.”

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