UK online retailer The Very Group has announced the return of former head of ecommerce Paul Hornby to the company, this time taking the role of digital customer experience (DCX) director. Hornby will join in January and report to chief technology officer (CTO) Andy Burton. In his new position, Hornby […]

Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein owner PVH Corp has named its president Stefan Larsson as new CEO, taking over from Manny Chirico who has been in the role since 2006. Larsson joined PVH in June last year in the newly created role of president. In his role he oversaw the company’s branded businesses and […]

Skin-whitening, child marriage, a curtailed education: Vietnamese model and literacy campaigner H'Hen Nie has defied traditional expectations laid on her -- and is now determined to show the next generation a different way. The 2017 Miss Universe Vietnam winner, who hails from the Ede ethnic minority […]

British online retailer The Very Group has announced the appointment of Steve Pimblett as chief data officer (CDO). In his new role, Pimblett will oversee “all things data” at the retailer, including strategy, science, analytics and engineering, and will report to chief technology officer (CTO) Andy […]

G-III Apparel Group has announced the appointment of Robert L. Johnson to the company’s board of directors. Johnson is the founder and chairman of business network RLJ Companies, and the founder and former chairman of BET, the US’ first black-owned cable television network. “It is an honor to join the […]

WWD has reported that Rihanna's LVMH-owned Fenty line has named Bastien Renard its new managing director. Renard had spent over 19 years at Nike, working in both the U.S. and Europe, before he quietly joined Fenty recently. Renard takes over the duties previously held by Véronique Gabel, an LVMH ready-to-wear […]

Gerhard Weber, the founder of German fashion retailer Gerry Weber, has died at the age of 79. He passed away in the night between 23 and 24 of September, the company announced in a statement. “In the name of all of our employees, we express our deepest condolences to the family of Gerhard Weber,” said […]

Robert Gore, the inventor of waterproof outerwear material Gore-Tex, has died at the age of 83. Gore, who was chairman of the board of directors of the family company W. L. Gore & Associates, passed away on September 17, the company announced in a statement. Gore-Tex technology was introduced in 1976 […]

Chioma Nnadi has taken her next step in the world of Vogue. The fashion news director of Vogue.com has been promoted to the role of editor of Vogue.com. The role was previously held by Stuart Emmrich, who left abruptly after just over several months in the role. Nnadi will now be responsible for overseeing […]

Saks Fifth Avenue has a new chief diversity and inclusion officer in the house. Lori Spicer Robertson has been named to the aforementioned position. She will report to Saks Fifth Avenue's chief people officer Sarah Garber. “We have been focused on expanding our diversity and inclusion initiatives at […]

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