Apparel brand Bench has appointed Thomas Wölfle to the newly created role of chief operating officer. He will be responsible for the supply chain, operations and IT of the British street and sportswear retailer. Wölfle has many years of experience in process management across various industries, working […]

Frank Blake, former chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, has been elected to the Macy's Board of Directors. Blake's election increases the size of the board to 14 members. Blake was named Home Depot's Chairman and CEO in 2007 and served in that capacity until retiring as CEO in November 2014 and as chairman […]

Sanuk, a division of Deckers Brands has announced reorganisation of its sales division to accommodate the brand's continued growth and diversified product offerings. The brand recently promoted Erik Ecklund to the position of Senior Director of US sales and shifted Sanuk veteran Jeff Booth to oversee […]

Swedish accessories brand Sandqvist, which has been creating canvas and leather bags for more than ten years, has named Caroline Andeon as its new chief executive officer to push forward the developing brand. Andeon joins from Craft Sportswear where she served as assortment manager and most recently […]

Richemont has said that Stanislas de Quercize, the Chief Executive Officer of Cartier, has expressed his desire to step down from his current position and from the Group Management Committee for personal reasons. This change is effective immediately. de Quercize will remain as a Group executive, taking […]

Crocs has appointed Carrie Teffner has as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Crocs. She is expected to join the company on December 16, 2015. “We are thrilled to have Carrie Teffner join the company as Chief Financial Officer,” said Gregg Ribatt, Crocs Chief Executive Officer, adding, […]

Against the backdrop of The Dorchester hotel, the winners of the 14th edition of the Walpole Luxury Award were announced. Walpole, the British association of British luxury brands, has awarded nine winners with a trophy. One of the most praised winners was Victoria Beckham, who launched her eponymous […]

Roger L. Rawlins, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, will succeed Michael R. MacDonald as Chief Executive Officer at DSW, effective January 1, 2016. MacDonald, who is retiring from DSW and from the Board of Directors, will remain with the company through the end of the year to help […]

Deckers Brands has appointed Stefano Caroti as Omni-Channel President, effective November 2, 2015. In this role, Caroti will oversee all aspects of the company's omni-channel operations for all brands and report directly to Dave Powers, President of Deckers Brands. “We are delighted to welcome Stefano […]

In the wake of Raf Simons sudden exit from Dior, comes another shakeup from within the industry: Alber Elbaz, the creative force which has led Lanvin for the past 14 years, is set to depart the French fashion house. A spokesperson for the label confirmed the rumours previously published by WWD earlier […]

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