Gap Inc announced it has eliminated the role of its creative director with Rebekka Bay leaving the company immediately. Gap stated it was restructuring to focus on the brand's consumers, while meeting the global fashion and retailing needs of the business. Bay joined the business in 2012. Instead of […]

DSW has announced the promotion of several key executives effective February 2, 2015. Carrie McDermott, currently Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations, will be appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. McDermott has been at DSW for more than eight years. In addition to […]

Change is underway for the management team at Italian fashion house Missoni, following the impending departure of chief executive officer Alberto Piantoni, sparking rumours of a potential sale. First taken on board in 2011, Piantoni served until the end of his term, without a contract renewal, according […]

Ross Stores has announced that Doug Baker, who served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer of dd's Discounts since 2011, has put in his papers. The senior merchandising executives at dd's Discounts will now report to Michael Balmuth, Executive Chairman, while the company conducts a search to […]

Gregg Ribatt has joined Crocs as the company's Chief Executive Officer. His appointment to the position was announced in December 2014. In addition, Crocs announced the appointment of Jason Giordano, Managing Director of Blackstone's Private Equity Group, to the company's board of directors. Ribatt […]

French fashion label Carven has confirmed the appointment of Barnabé Hardy as its new creative director for its menswear line, following Guillaume Henry's departure from the brand. Henry who left to take up the creative director role at Nina Ricci did design both women’s and men’s collections for Carven, […]

Michael Kors Holdings has roped in Jane Thompson as Director on the company’s board. The appointment of Thompson brings the company’s Board membership to eight, and the company now has six independent directors within the meaning of the NYSE listing standards. “Jane adds a wealth of valuable experience […]

Trend forecasting agency WGSN has appointed Simon Collins, former dean of the school of fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York, as chairman of its new advisory board to help accelerate its creative mission. WGSN’s advisory board will serve to challenge the company to ensure that its “creative […]

Spanish fashion retailer Mango has appointed Toni Ruiz as chief financial officer, as part of the brand’s continued restructuring to replace general manager Enric Casi, who will be relieved of his executive functions. Ruiz joins from French home and garden retailer Leroy Merlin, where he has served […]

Stephen D. Milligan has joined Ross Stores as Director on its Board, effective immediately. Milligan has served since 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Digital Corporation, a 15.1 billion dollars data storage solutions provider. Commenting on the development, Michael Balmuth, […]