The European subsidiary from Japanese lingerie company, Wacoal Europe, has made a series of new internal appointments as the company continues to structure its management team. The lingerie firm has reveal three new appointments, who will work closely with Hans Hornemann, General Manager EMEA (Europe, […]

French online and mail order fashion and lifestyle retailer La Redoute has promoted its chief operating officer, Richard Burke, to chief executive of La Redoute UK. Burke, who has risen through the ranks at both Empire Stores and Redcats, has held the role of COO since 2012. He succeeds Saida Gallouj, […]

The heir to value retail chain Primark, Barry Ryan, drowned after he tried to save his son’s girlfriend and his son following a tragic accident at sea. Earlier this week Barry Snr, his son Barry Davis Ryan leaped into the water in an attempt to reduce Barry Jnr girlfriend Niamh O’Connor, who had been […]

Pacific Global Management (PGM), the holding company of La Perla and Elite World has appointed John Hooks as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the group. He would also hold the post of Executive Chairman of the World Elite and will be on the board of directors of La Perla. With the company expecting […]

New York - Yoox Group, which will be closing its merger with Net-a-Porter in September, has appointed Alex Alexander as their Chief Information Officer. Alexander joined the company a month ago, and will now be responsible for all of Yoox's technology related functions in the newly created role. Alexander, […]

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 […]

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