Gerry Weber International AG announced this morning that the company’s founder, Udo Hardieck passed away yesterday, June 11 at the age of 74 due to a serious illness. Hardieck, with Gerhard Weber, created the internationally listed fashion group, originally named Hatex KG, in 1973. Gerhard Weber and […]

Aged just 20 and the youngest member of the extended reality-TV Kardashian clan, Kylie Jenner is on track to become America's youngest "self-made" billionaire, Forbes revealed Wednesday. The young mother, who gave birth to daughter Stormi in February, set up Kylie Cosmetics two years ago and the company […]

J Sainsbury PLC (Sainsbury's) has announced the appointment of Martin Scicluna as its new Non-Executive Chairman. The company said, Scicluna will join the board as Chairman-Designate and Non-Executive Director from November 1, 2018 working closely with David Tyler for a handover period. The company […]

Carlo Benetton, one of the brothers who founded the Italian apparel brand Benetton, died today at the age of 74, according to a statement issued by the company. He passed away at his home in Treviso, Italy. He suffered from an undisclosed disease. Carlo Benetton founded the company in 1965, alongside […]

Tapestry, Inc. has announced that Darrell Cavens has been appointed to Tapestry’s board of directors. The appointment of Cavens to the board, the company said, brings the membership to eleven. Commenting on Cavens’ appointment, Victor Luis, Chief Executive Officer of Tapestry, said in a statement: "We […]

Peter Ruis, who had resigned from his role as Chief Executive Officer of Jigsaw in March 2018, is joining as Managing Director of International, a newly created position at Anthropologie, reports Drapers. The report added that Ruis, who is joining the Urban Outfitters-owned brand today, will be responsible […]

Oscar Olsson, the founder, CEO and creative director of /Nyden, has jumped ship three months after the label’s launch."Oscar Olsson, responsible for the Nyden project will not continue at Nyden from July and we are working on appointing a new manager", said H&M to Yankeemagazines via email. Launched by […]

Karin Veit, managing director and creative director of Marc Cain is leaving the business after 43 eventful years. The company said in a statement that as from July 31, 2018, she will be dedicating more time to her personal life and from October 1, 2018, Marc Cain will be welcoming a new member of the […]

Lanvin is said to be in the process of finalising ex-CEO of Sandro Jean-Philippe Hecquet as its next Chief Executive Officer, reports WWD quoting sources familiar with the development. The report added that Hecquet has already resigned from his position at Sandro, which he had held since 2014, and that […]

Isak Andic, founder and chairman of Mango, was honored Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor, the highest order of merit given by the French state. Established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, it recognizes individuals whose contributions to the country are considered to be outstanding. […]