Scottish cashmere and tweed brand Johnstons of Elgin has appointed two new members to its board as non-executive directors, including former Richemont fashion and accessories chief executive Marty Wikstrom. Wikstrom is a seasoned brand and retail executive, she spent eight years at Richemont, was the […]

Peter Williams has stepped down as chairman of Jaeger after just six months. Williams, former boss of Selfridges, joined the private equity-backed retail chain to help transform its online operations as well as drive forward the retailer’s five-year turnaround strategy. Williams, who is also chairman […]

Ralph Lauren Corporation has said that Steven P. Murphy has been hired as a consultant to advise the management regarding strategic and other business matters. He would no longer be a part of the company’s Board of Directors. “Steven has been a highly valued member of our board and provided us with […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Han-Bo Shim to serve as General Manager of the company's wholly owned Korea subsidiary, based in Seoul, effective May 18, 2015. Shim will succeed HR Cho, who has served as the company's general manager of Korea since early 2012. Shim will be responsible for […]

Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man, became the third-richest person in the world on May 12, passing Mexico's Carlos Slim for the second time this year. As reported by Bloomberg, the founder of Inditex SA, the world's largest fashion retailer and parent group of Zara, has increased his fortune to 68 […]

Lululemon Athletica has announced the resignation of Delaney Schweitzer, Executive Vice President, Global Retail effective May 29, 2015. "As Delaney begins this next chapter of her life, we remain committed to creating the incredible future we both envision for our company and people. Delaney leaves […]

London - Alvanon president Ed Gribbin has been named to the board of directors of the International Apparel Federation (IAF), the world’s leading federation for apparel manufacturers, their associations, apparel retailers and the supporting industry. The announcement was made at the IAF’s board meeting […]

With any business, it's often important to keep things in the family. Patricia Herrera Lansing, one of the daughters of Carolina Herrera, has finally realized the importance of being all in the family. The descendant of the fashion icon has finally joined her mother's company full-time as special projects […]

Kering, the luxury conglomerate that owns brands including Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Gucci, has named Todd Hymel as chief executive of action sports brands. The newly created position will see Hymel responsible for establishing a “stronger group presence in the US”, particularly on the […]

Rag & Bone has a new lady in town. Helen Costello has been hired as the company's Managing Director, International, a new role based in their London offices. In her new role, Costello will be handling the company's international business, With the brand being sold in more than 700 shops around the world, […]

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