Columbia Sportswear Company has announced several strategic organizational changes intended to further drive sustainable, profitable growth. Several seasoned members of the executive leadership team have been elevated to new roles. Tim Boyle, who has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of […]

American retailer Gap has named former chief product officer at C. Wonder Wendi Goldman as its new executive vice president of product design and development, eliminating the creative director role left vacant by the departure of Rebekka Bay. In the newly created position, Goldman will lead the San […]

The man behind the iconic place for affordable suiting, David Edwab, is set to retire. For 30 years Edwab has been the grandmaster behind and secret weapon at Men’s Wearhouse. He joined the company in 1991 and was instrumental in negotiating the acquisitions of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Today’s Man, JA […]

Four weeks after the acquisition of Mexx, new owners Turkish firm Eroglu Holding are hard at work to fulfil the relaunch of the Dutch fashion label. A renewed start for the label however could see a new figure head at the helm of Mexx. According to sources at Textilwirtshaft, Mexx is to be led by Ümit […]

The John Lewis Partnership has elected broadcaster and equality expert Trevor Phillips as its council president, the democratically elected body that represents the retailer’s employees and votes on key issues. Phillips will take up his new role on March 25, replacing David Jones who is stepping down […]

SuperGroup said that Shaun Wills has had to step down as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the company and its subsidiaries, effective immediately. This decision was made upon the Board becoming aware on 24 February 2015 that Shaun was made the subject of a personal bankruptcy order on 10 February […]

Gucci has announced appointment that Stéphane Linder as Gucci timepieces and jewelry President and CEO, with effect from March 11, 2015. Linder will be reporting to Marco Bizzarri, Gucci President and CEO. Commenting on the announcement, Marco Bizzarri said, “Stéphane brings a wealth of experience and […]

Crocs has announced the appointment of footwear and apparel veteran David Thomson as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company's Asia, Africa and Middle East region. In this newly created role, Thomson will oversee all sales and operations in the region and work closely with Crocs' leadership […]

American Apparel announced two leadership appointments. Thoryn Stephens has been named Chief Digital Officer, a newly created position, and Cynthia Erland has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing. Both Stephens and Erland will assume their roles on March 9, 2015 and will report to CEO Paula […]

Online footwear and fashion retailer Spartoo has nominated Antoine Metzger to its Board of Directors as an independent director, as the group looks to expand into physical distribution and accelerate the development of its own brands. "The nomination of Antoine Metzger is a very good thing for the group. […]

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