Ann Demeulemeester announced it is parting ways with its Creative Director, Sébastien Meunier. In a post on its Instagram on Friday, the Antwerp-based company said: “The house of Ann Demeulemeester announces the departure of Sébastien Meunier as its Creative Director. We would like to thank Sébastien […]

The founder of Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP), Federico Marchetti, is joining the board of luxury Italian label Giorgio Armani as a non-executive director. In an Instagram post, Marchetti said he is “thrilled” to join the board. “Over the years Mr Armani has defined and driven quality and craftsmanship in […]

Macy's has decided to eliminate at least 3,900 corporate roles to make up for the sales impact of COVID-19, and one departing team member is Rachel Shechtman, founder of Story. Shechtman joined Macy's in 2018 when the department store acquired her retail concept and appointed her as brand experience […]

The Estée Lauder Companies is continuing to make changes to its leadership. The global beauty group, which recently named Michelle Freyre as senior vice president and global general manager of Clinique, has now appointed a new group president. Stéphane de La Faverie has been promoted to group president, […]

Swatch Group is reshuffling its management team, with new appointments announced at Longines, Rado, Union, Tissot, Certina, and its Hamilton watch brands The group also announced changes to its Executive Group Management Board and its Extended Group Management. Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO […]

Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has named Kate Brindley as its new marketing and communications director as part of the company’s ongoing brand strategy. Before joining Agent Provocateur, Brindley held a consultant role at the start-up lingerie brand Noelle Wolf. Prior to that, she was global […]

Capital and Regional has named Gavin Cockayne as the new general manager at the Mall Maidstone shopping centre. Cockayne, who has more than 20 years experience in the retail industry, working with a number of major UK retailers in prime London shopping destinations, replaces Andy Davy, who is retiring […]

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Pippa Wicks as Executive Director for John Lewis. Wicks, the company said in a statement, joins from the Co-op Group where she was deputy chief executive and will start her new role in August. She will be responsible for trading, merchandising, marketing and […]

British heritage footwear and outdoor brand Hunter has confirmed that Alasdhair Willis is stepping down from his role as creative director on July 31. Willis, who has been creative director at Hunter since 2013, will stay on as a senior advisor to Atypical Partner, the umbrella company controlling Pall […]

Neiman Marcus Group has announced that Marc Beilinson has resigned from his position as board member of the group’s Board of Managers. Beilinson, who has helped the group exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy, resigned due to his emergency heart surgery last week. While he is expected to make a full recovery, […]

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