In a move by Paul Smith that will allow him to spend more time on creative and brand-related projects, Women’s Wear Daily has reported that he has named his first Creative Director. In an effort to revamp his design studio, Smith has named Simon Homes the new Creative Director of his namesake label. […]

BHS’s new owners Retail Acquisitions has confirmed Darren Topp as its interim chief executive, following the departure of Richard Price who is leaving his role to head up Tesco clothing brand F&F. Topp’s appointment comes days after Retail Acquisitions took charge of the department store chain, which […]

The Tom Tailor group, with an aim to reinforce its long-term competitiveness, has begun putting in place a new organizational structure effective April 1, 2015. In the new organizational structure, the second management level below the management board will be expanded and strengthened. Responsibility […]

In May last year, Next had announced that David Keens, its Group Finance Director, would retire shortly after completion of the 2015 annual results, which will be released on March 19. Keen will step down from the Board on April 1 and leave the group in May. Amanda James would replace him on the Board […]

Kate Spade & Company has announced the nomination of Jan Singer for election to the company's board of directors. Singer will stand for election at the company's 2015 Annual Meeting of stockholders. The company also announced that Bernard W. Aronson and Kay Koplovitz will not be standing for reelection […]

UPDATE Following news blasts from earlier this week that Mulberry was close to naming a new chief executive officer, the luxury label decided to step forward this morning and announced the appointment of Thierry Andreatta as CEO, effective from 7 April, 2015. Currently working for Mulberry's as an independent […]

Designer label Anya Hindmarch has tapped Helen Wright to succeed James McArthur as chief executive officer, who will leave his position after a four year tenure. Wright is set to join the team in May, following McArthur departure, although he remains a shareholder and will keep close connections with […]

Luxury heritage label Burberry has announced the appointment of Fabiola Arredondo as a non-executive director and member of the Audit, the Remuneration and Nomination committees, effective from March 10, 2015. "We are delighted to welcome Fabiola to the Board," commented Sir John Peace, Chairman at […]

Sportswear brand Puma has named Nina Graf-Vlachy head of global strategy, following a reshuffle of its global strategy management team. Graf-Vlachy, who joined Puma in 2013, replaces Arne Freundt, who has been leading the sportswear brand’s global strategy and repositioning since July 2011. Freundt […]

Plus-size online retailer Navabi has appointed former head of global fashion at eBay, Miriam Lahage, as its chief merchant. Lahage first began working with the Germany-based fashion etailer back in May, 2014 as a strategic advisor and in her new role she will establish Navabi's premium branded proposal […]