Amazon has named Ruth Diaz as the new head of Amazon Fashion Europe. Diaz, who has spent nine years at the US retail giant in various positions across marketing and retail leadership, will now be responsible for all aspects of the European fashion business. Working alongside the European Consumer senior […]

Macy's has named Adrian V. Mitchell as its new CFO, effective November 2. He will lead all financial functions, including accounting, treasury and investor relations, and will report to chairman and CEO Jeff Gennette. Mitchell joins Macy's from Boston Consulting Group, where he is a managing director […]

Fashion and lifestyle company Urban Outfitters Inc, whose portfolio includes brands Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters, has announced a flurry of management changes, which includes the departure of chief operating office Calvin Hollinger. Hollinger will be leaving at the end of […]

Li & Fung Limited has announced new leadership appointments following the recent privatization of the company. With immediate effect, the company said in a statement, Joseph Phi, group president, is appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Li & Fung and Spencer Fung succeeds William Fung as Executive […]

Nancy Green has officially been named as the chief executive officer of Old Navy, the largest brand within the Gap Inc. portfolio. She has been serving as the brand's interim head since March and was previously president and chief creative officer. Green will report to Gap's chief executive, Sonia Syngal, […]

Primark has appointed Jon Bennett as its new menswear trading director. He joins from Arcadia, where he has worked since 2012, most recently as global sourcing director for Topshop/Topman. Prior to that, he held senior buying positions at River Island, Next and Tesco’s F&F fashion brand. Primark said […]

Y/Project’s Glenn Martens has been appointed as the new creative director of OTB-owned Italian label Diesel. The Belgian designer will join the company immediately and will oversee style, communications and interior design, WWD reports. It is unclear when his first collection for the label will drop. […]

Sportswear brand Puma has announced that June Ambrose, Jay-Z and Missy Elliott’s longtime stylist, is its newest creative partner with her first products for the brand expected in 2021. Ambrose will focus on creating “premium offerings that merge style with performance,” explained the sportswear brand […]

Japan's most famous fashion designer Kenzo Takada, founder of the global Kenzo brand, died in the French capital on Sunday aged 81 after contracting coronavirus. Tributes have poured in for Takada, the first Japanese designer to decamp to Paris and known especially for his signature floral prints. "Today, […]

Marks & Spencer has appointed Next’s head of digital trading Gemma Lumsden to a newly-created analytics role. Lumsden will join the UK retailer on Monday as head of optimisation and analytics. In her new position, she will be responsible for leading the analytics, website optimisation and SEO teams. […]

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