Trouva , the curated online marketplace for independent bricks-and-mortar shops, has named former Uber and Betfair executive Niall Wass as non-executive director and chair, as the company expands into Amsterdam, Madrid and Copenhagen. The appointment follows a 10 million US Series A funding round last […]

Chinese-born fashion designer Yiqing Yin is leaving French fashion house Poiret just two seasons after the label’s relaunch under retail conglomerate Shinsegae Group. Yin was the first creative to lead the brand following a 80-year hiatus since the death of its founder, Paul Poiret. “The house of Poiret, […]

American fashion and lifestyle brand Tory Burch has confirmed that Pierre-Yves Roussel, former chairman and chief executive of the LVMH Group, has been named as its new chief executive officer, and will be joining the business in early 2019. Roussel, who is married to Tory Burch, will be based out of […]

Van de Velde has announced that Marleen Vaesen is appointed with immediate effect as CEO of the company replacing Erwin Van Laethem, who will leave the company in mutual agreement. The company said that Vaesen, who has been a board member of Van de Velde since 2012, is well acquainted with the company […]

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. has announced that its CFO Ugo Giorcelli is leaving the company to pursue a new professional opportunity on January 11, 2019. The company said in a statement: “To Ugo Giorcelli, the company’s most heartfelt thanks for his valuable work since his arrival in Salvatore Ferragamo.” […]

Marks and Spencer Group plc has announced the appointment of former Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King as a non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2019. King helped pioneer the development of Simply Food at Marks and Spencer before working as Sainsbury’s CEO for 10 years. Commenting on the announcement […]

Julian Dunkerton, the co-founder of Superdry who stepped down from the company in March, has taken yet another swipe at its new management. Two months after calling the label’s new direction “disastrous” during an interview, Dunkerton criticized its business model once more, this time in a stockbroker […]

Lingerie retailer Boux Avenue is strengthening its management team with the appointment of Zoe Price-Smith as its new brand and product director. The news follows the recent appointment of the brand’s first chief executive, former Marks and Spencer director Michael Kerr, and is part of the lingerie […]

VF Corporation has announced the appointment of Stefano Saccone to the role of Vice President, General Manager for the brand Vans in the EMEA region, effective April 1, 2019. He is replacing Jan van Leeuwen, who moved to the position of Vice President, General Manager EMEA for The North Face in November. […]

Pierre-Yves Roussel, former Chairman and CEO of the LVMH Group, is rumored to be have been appointed to the role of CEO at Tory Burch, according to fashion news publication WWD. Roussel is married to Tory Burch, who is currently the CEO and chair of her eponymous label. But she has reportedly been looking […]

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