The Men's Wearhouse has announced that Bruce K. Thorn has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective June 29, 2015. Commenting on Thorn’s appointment, Doug Ewert, Men's Wearhouse Chief Executive Officer, said, “To further round out our experienced senior team, we are […]

Nike co-founder Phil Knight is planning to step down as chairman of the world’s largest sportswear brand next year, as it looks to establish “long-term stability in the ownership and governance of the company”. Knight named Mark Parker, the current chief executive of Nike, as his choice to become the […]

The Confederation of British Industry has named former BBC and ITV director of strategy Carolyn Fairbairn as its new director general, replacing John Cridland who leaves in November. The former media executive is the first woman to hold the director general position in the trade body’s 50 year history, […]

London - One of the world’s most influential female fashion designers, Donna Karan has confirmed that she is stepping down as chief designer of Donna Karan International. In a statement, the company said the label’s founder had made “a personal decision to step down from her day-to-day responsibilities” […]

London - Moschino's chief executive officer Alessandro Varisco has decided to jump ship during a time of critical growth for the luxury label, to take on a new role at the head of Italian women's wear label Twin-Set Barbieri. Aeffe SpA, Moschino's parent company, confirmed Varisco exit from the label […]

Supermarket Sainsbury’s has expanded the role of its finance chief John Rogers to include business development and online responsibilities. Alongside his existing finance responsibilities of finance, property, procurement and Sainsbury’s Bank, Rogers, who has worked at the supermarket since 2005, will […]

South African investment group Brait has completed its acquisition of high street fashion chain New Look and installed its chief executive as non-executive chairman. Brait’s John Gnodde will be replacing Paul Mason, former chief executive of Asda and the current chairman of New Look, on the board. Gnodde […]

Lululemon Athletica announced that Miguel Almeida has been named as Executive Vice President, Digital, from mid-July. He will report to the company's Chief Executive Officer, Laurent Potdevin. “Digital is the global store that has no walls - one where we can offer our entire product assortment, speak […]

New York - Jennifer Crawford, the executive vice president, global communications, for Calvin Klein Inc. has resigned. While the announcement might come as a surprise for some, Crawford felt that it was time to move on. She told WWD, "I’m taking time off to travel and explore. I feel like I’ve been […]

London - SuperGroup, the parent company of fashion label SuperDry, has installed Nick Wharton as its permanent chief financial officer, replacing former finance boss Shaun Wills who has left the business after being declared bankrupt. Wharton, has been interim chief financial officer since February, […]

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