J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has announced that Shawn Gensch, an executive with 25 years of experience in marketing and finance, has been named executive vice president, chief customer officer, effective June 3, 2019, reporting to Jill Soltau, the company’s CEO. The company said, he will be responsible […]

Myer Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Jacquie Naylor as a Non Executive Director effective May 27, 2019. Commenting on Naylor’s appointment to the board, Myer Chairman, Garry Hounsell said in a statement: “Jacquie Naylor is one of the most respected retailers in Australia and I am delighted […]

Fashion industry executive Sarah Rutson has exited her role of chief brand officer at The Collected Group, as WWD reported this weekend. Rutson joined The Collected Group two years ago after spending two years as vice president of global buying at Net-a-Porter. Upon her departure from Net-a-Porter in […]

Rihanna's been making headlines with her upcoming label, Maison Fenty, the first luxury fashion house that LVMH has backed since Christian LaCroix in 1987. Now, it's time for LVMH to start building the team to poise the brand for success. Véronique Gébel has been appointed to lead the business side […]

Skechers USA, Inc. has named Katherine J. Blair to its board of directors as an independent member. The company said, this appointment brings the total number of directors to ten, including six independent members. “After careful consideration and review, we are expanding our board of directors with […]

Burberry Group plc has announced that Ian Carter and Stephanie George will retire as non-executive directors of the company at the conclusion of the annual general meeting on July 17, 2019. Commenting on the development, Gerry Murphy, Burberry’s Chairman, said in a statement: "We will miss Ian and Stephanie's […]

British luxury brand Temperley London has appointed Luca Donnini as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to have Luca Donnini on board. He brings a very strong background within the industry and has a proven track record in developing luxury brands. I am certain that with […]

Italian retailer Coin SpA has named Cristina Mollis as its first chief executive officer. In this role, Mollis will manage around 40 stores for apparel, beauty and home decor under the names Coin, Coincasa and Coin Excelsior, according to WWD. Mollis founded Milan-based digital consultancy firm NuvÒ […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has announced changes as part of its ongoing ‘transforming while growing’ phase, which include the decision to eliminate the role of chief operating officer. As a result, the company said, its COO Joanne C. Crevoiserat will leave the company following a short transition period. […]

Topshop owner Sir Philip Green has lost his status as a billionaire as the former king of the high street sees his fortune halved, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Green’s wealth has been estimated at 950 million pounds, down from 4.9 billion pounds in 2007. This is the first time in 17 years […]

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