As part of its “Performance Programme” for sustainable profitable growth, Gerry Weber International AG has reorganised its Gerry Weber SBU (Strategic Business Unit), which will now run as a category management organisation. The company said, starting September 2018, the Gerry Weber SBU will be led by […]

Iris Peitzmeier is the new Managing Director of the Amsterdam Fashion Academy, the fashion school in the heart of the Dutch capital. She will be overseeing all academic and business aspects of the school. Born in Germany, Peitzmeier is a true globetrotter: her CV includes experiences in Dubai, Malaysia, […]

Everything is coming up roses for Hailey Baldwin. First, she's fresh off the heels of her engagement to pop star Justin Bieber. Now, her professional life is on the come up as well. The It girl, who has been the face of both Adidas and JD, has a new role with both companies as their new "style creator." […]

Primark, part of the Associated British Foods has announced that Peter Franks, the company’s director of store development and design, will be leaving the business later this year. The company also said that it has promoted Mark Wood in a newly created role of brand and store development director and […]

When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn't fathom the tragedy of two people who seemed to have it all. The suicides followed a slew of similarly shocking headlines in recent years about rock stars Chester Bennington […]

Ralph Lauren’s vice president, global public relations Florinka Pesenti has left the business to join MacAndrews & Forbes, reports WWD. According to the report, Ryan Lally, has been promoted to Vice President, global public relations and brand communications, to step into the position vacated by Pesenti. […]

The Swiss luxury goods group Richemont has proposed election of Sophie Guieysse as an Executive Director to the board of directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA. The company said in a statement that election will take place at the next annual general meeting, to be held on September 10, 2018. […]

Global active-lifestyle brand Fabletics, co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, has announced new additions to its leadership team, to assist it in its plans to enhance its collection, increase its retail footprint and expand globally as part of its strategic growth initiative following its fifth anniversary. […]

Pentland Brands Limited has appointed three new directors to head its fashion footwear (Ted Baker & Karen Millen), team sports (Canterbury & Mitre) and Berghaus brands. Commenting on the new appointments, Andy Long, CEO, Pentland Brands said in a statement: “We’ve made significant progress in transforming […]

The John Lewis Partnership has said that Andy Martin would be joining as a non-executive director of the board and as chair of the audit and risk committee. The company added that Martin succeeds Baroness Sarah Hogg who joined the Partnership board in 2011 and whose term of office ended on June 30, […]