Co-president of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom died unexpectedly in his Seattle home this morning. He was 58. Nordstrom led his namesake chain of department stores along with his brothers, Pete and Erik. The brothers are the fourth generation leaders of the company; their great-grandfather, John Nordstrom, […]

Raf Simons’ time at Calvin Klein has come to an end. Less than two years after the Belgian designer was appointed to the role of creative director at the American brand, he is making his departure. Despite the fact that there are still eight months left on Simons’ contract, he is out effective immediately. […]

Rod Manley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Burberry, effective January 1. He will be based in London and lead all Marketing, Communications and Creative Media teams, reporting to the company’s CEO Marco Gobbetti. “Rod’s experience and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen […]

Dr Rachel Schreiber has been announced as the new Dean of Parsons School of Design, the New York art and design college renowned for its fashion program. Famous alumni include Alexander Wang, Anna Sui and Jason Wu. Schreiber will be succeeding Joel Towers, who will step down on July 1 after a 10-year […]

Anthony Chalhoub, co-CEO of Middle East retailer Chalhoub Group, has passed away Monday from cancer, at the age of 63, according to a company statement. Founded in 1955 by his parents, the Chalhoub Group operates over 600 luxury boutiques in the region, including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. In total, […]

Benetton Group Srl has said in a statement that in March 2019, Ugo Giorcelli will join the company as its new General Staff Manager, responsible for administration and finance, taxes, IT, HR-organization, centralised purchasing and general services. With a degree in business and economics from Milan’s […]

Kering has announced that the company’s board of directors has decided to co-opt Financière Pinault, represented by Héloïse Temple-Boyer, as the replacement for Patricia Barbizet, vice-chairman of the board, who has decided to leave. Commenting on Barbizet’s departure, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman […]

INTERVIEWWith over 19 years of experience in the intimates business, Lucy Litwack lives and breathes lingerie. She’s held senior roles at Victoria’s Secret, Bendon and La Perla, in addition to having been the mastermind behind David Beckham’s bodywear range for H&M. Since 2014, she serves as the CEO […]

Alessandro Corsi has been offered the role of Chief Financial Officer at Salvatore Ferragamo, following the resignation of Ugo Giorcelli, the company informed in a statement. He will start working on January 11. Corsi first joined the company in 2003, within the Planning and Control department, after […]

Myer Holding Limited has announced the departure of Bob Thorn from the Myer Board. The company said that Thorn would be stepping down from his position in February 2019. Commenting on Thorn’s decision, Myer Chairman Garry Hounsell said in a statement: “On behalf of the board and the executive team, […]

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