Pentland Group has announced that Jim Gerson will be returning as president of Speedo North America on June 1. He will report to Andy Long, CEO of Pentland Group’s Pentland Brands division, and will be responsible for growing the brand and preparing the Speedo North America team for the Tokyo Olympics […]

Marks and Spencer has announced the appointment of Tamara Ingram and Sapna Sood as non-executive directors, effective 21 May. Sood is a group director at Compass Group PLC and has been non-executive director at French luxury giant Kering for the last four years. She also chaired the company’s sustainability […]

Chico’s FAS has announced the promotion of Molly Langenstein to CEO and President of the company, effective June 24, 2020. The company said in a statement that Langenstein is a 30-year retail fashion veteran with a proven track record of success in revitalizing sales and profitability will also become […]

Ted Baker has appointed John Barton as Non-Executive Chairman of the board. The company said in a statement that Barton, who will join the board in July, brings a wealth of relevant experience to Ted Baker, having held senior non-executive positions across a number of leading consumer-facing businesses. […]

Boohoo Group Plc has announced the appointment of Kath Smith to the board as an Independent Non‐Executive Director, with effect from May 1, 2020. Smith, the company said in a statement, is currently a Non‐Executive Director of JD Sports Fashion Plc. Commenting on the development, Mahmud Kamani, Group […]

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. has announced that Todd Spaletto will be resigning as president of the Wolverine Group on or before May 30. “His departure is not based on any disagreement with the company relating to its operations, policies or practices,” noted the Rockford, Michigan-based footwear manufacturer […]

“I am in a process of grief right now, for how I used to do things, for the process I knew,” Marc Jacobs told Edward Enninful during the first of the Vogue Global Conversations this week. Quarantined in a suite at Manhattan’s Mercer Hotel, he admitted that the future makes him fearful and while reliving […]

It was the artistic director departure heard around the world, even over the sounds of the worries about the global coronavirus pandemic. Clare Waight Keller's time as artistic director of Givenchy has come to an end, as her contract has not been renewed. Waight Keller helped continue the global popularity […]

Tapestry, Inc. has appointed John P. (J.P.) Bilbrey to the company’s board of directors. The company said in a statement that this appointment of Bilbrey to the board brings the membership to eight. Commenting on Bilbrey’s appointment to the board, Jide Zeitlin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

Bangladeshi garment workers that sew the clothes of world’s high street fashion brands took to the streets this week to protest against unpaid wages. Apparel factories in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh have seen production grind to a halt, but workers said they were more fearful of starving than […]

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