Deckers Brands has announced the appointment of Nelson Chan to the company's Board of Directors. Chan has a strong background in operational, financial and analytical management at fast growing organizations and brings valuable corporate governance and strategic insights to the company's board. The […]

British high street retailer Next has announced the appointment of Dianne Thompson as a non-executive director, effective from 1 January, 2015. She brings with her years of senior management experience, including her 14 year tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Camelot Group and 3 year role as a non-executive […]

Wolford, the luxury hosiery company, has confirmed Ashish Sensarma as its new chief executive. The Austrian company will see Sensarma head up the role in January and joins the company from luxury swimwear brand Vilebrequin where he was COO. He previously worked at Dutch retailer Mexx from when it was […]

French holding company Compagnie Financière Richemont has announced that Dr Frederick Mostert is set to resign from the Board of Directors and the Group Management Committee, effective from December 31, 2014. He steps down from his responsibilities, which include overseeing luxury online retailer […]

The Board of Directors of American Apparel has appointed veteran fashion executive Paula Schneider as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 5, 2015. This appointment follows the termination of Dov Charney, former President and Chief Executive Officer, for cause in accordance with the terms of his […]

Ports 1961, the designer subsidiary held by Hong Kong-based Chinese fashion retailer Ports Design, has appointed Natasa Cagalj as its creative director for women's wear. Cagalj, a Central Saint Martin graduate, is set to succeed Fiona Cibani, who previously held the position for the past four years. […]

Mark Newton-Jones, chief executive of British mother and babywear retailer Mothercare has been appointed Chairman of Graduate Style Week (GFW), the biggest fashion graduate event in the world. He succeeds Rob Templeman, who previously announced his decision to step down from the role earlier this […]

Multi-brand online retailer Shop Direct, owner of Very and Littlewoods, has boosted its executive board with a number of internal promotions, including giving deputy chief executive Gareth Jones a broader remit. Jones, who has been with the group since 2009 and was only recently appointed deputy CEO […]

REPORT Wolford said that it generated positive net earnings in the first half-year from May to October 2014 for the first time since 2011/12. Despite a decline of 2.9 percent, or 2.18 million euros (2.71 million dollars) in revenues to 72.63 million euros (90.3 million dollars), EBIT rose by more than […]

Crocs has brought in veteran footwear and apparel industry executive Gregg Ribatt as Chief Executive Officer of Crocs, who is expected to join the company in late January 2015. Ribatt brings to Crocs 20 years of executive leadership and outstanding performance in consumer branded wholesale and retail […]

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