Compagnie Financière Richemont SA has announced that Eric Vallat, head of fashion & accessories maisons, will step down from his current position and from the senior executive committee for personal reasons effective October 26, 2019. Commenting on Vallat’s decision, Johann Rupert, the company’s […]

Global fashion retail business C&A AG has appointed Allan Leighton as Chairman and Alexander Birken as board director. The company said, Leighton and Birken are both highly experienced business leaders with a strong track record in the retail sector, both in executive and non-executive roles and […]

Retail group John Lewis Partnership has appointed Dame Clare Tickell and Michael Herlihy as its first independent directors. Reporting to the chairman, the new full-time roles are designed to provide “insight and challenge,” said John Lewis Partnership in a statement, and will sit on the board alongside […]

Jack Ma steps down next week as chairman of Alibaba, but the start-up he built into an online retail behemoth is expected to keep thriving into a new era thanks to a culture of innovation he helped nurture. A former English teacher whose often playful image shattered the stereotype of the drab Chinese […]

Leadership changes are taking place at Kohl's. The American retailer announced today the upcoming departure of company president Sona Chawla, as well as the appointment of Paul Gaffney as chief technology officer. Chawla decided to step down from her role as president "to pursue new opportunities," […]

Neiman Marcus is out one chief financial officer. Adam Orvos has decided to leave his role with the Dallas-based retailer to join a different company. Orvos is scheduled to exit Neiman Marcus on October 11. Orvos has held the position of chief financial officer for less than eighteen months. He took […]

The longest queues at the Venice film festival have not been to see Hollywood stars like Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson. Instead the most hysterical fans were those who thronged the Lido dreaming of a selfie with Chiara Ferragni, the fashion influencer who has become rich selling clothes and her starry […]

Womenswear designer Maddie Williams and Fashion Design graduate of the Edinburg College of Art has won first prize in the Redress Design Awards 2019 on Thursday. The finale show and award ceremony were organized during the Centrestage fashion trade fair currently taking place in Hong Kong. Redress was […]

Arcadia interim chairman Jamie Drummond Smith has resigned. Drummond Smith was appointed on an interim basis in April to help Arcadia launch a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), a move that would allow the group to close stores and cut rents as part of a turnaround plan. The news comes shortly after […]

Under Armour, Inc. has announced the appointment of Stephanie Pugliese as President, North America. The company said in a statement that with more than 25 years in branded apparel, retail and merchandising, Pugliese’s multi-disciplined, public company background brings proven expertise to Under Armour’s […]

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