The Tom Tailor Group has appointed Dr Gernot Lenz as the company’s new CEO in place of Dr Heiko Schäfer effective November 1, 2019. The company said in a statement that Dr Lenz was most recently CEO of the s.Oliver Group and before that, held the positions of COO Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe […]

LVMH's recent Louis Vuitton factory opening in Texas was supposed to be a celebration of the glory of manufacturing and the jobs that the company would be bringing to the United States, however it was a celebration that didn't take too long to ruin thanks to its association with Donald Trump. As support […]

After serving as creative director of menswear at Helmut Lang for last two years, Mark Howard Thomas has resigned from the position to join Lacoste. Confirming the development to FashionUnited, Lacoste spokesperson said in an email statement: “Lacoste is delighted to welcome Mark Thomas as Director […]

Tod’s Group has appointed former Bottega Veneta designer Walter Chiapponi as its new creative director. Chiapponi’s first designs for Tod’s will be revealed in the form of the brand’s women's and men's autumn-winter 2020/21 collection, which will hit stores next Autumn. The Italian fashion designer […]

Ted Baker has appointed the former boss of Scotch & Soda USA, Ari Hoffman, to the newly-created role of CEO of its business in North America. Hoffman, who will join the British luxury label in December, has over 30 years’ experience working in senior positions for a range of fashion and retail brands […]

Paper’s Drew Elliott will be stepping down from his position to pursue a career in beauty. According to a press release, the British magazine’s editor-in-chief will be the new senior vice president and global creative director at Esteée Lauder-owned MAC Cosmetics beginning on Oct. 28. “Drew’s ability […]

One of Greece's most successful designers Sophia Kokosalaki, who dressed A-list stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway and Julie Christie, has died, the culture minister said Monday. The London-based designer's clients also included Kate Hudson, Cristina Ricci, Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Connelly, […]

Ahead of the autumn/winter 2020 fashion week season, Copenhagen Fashion Week has named Marie Brøbech as its new head of brand relations, responsible for the logistical task of coordinating the official schedule. Brøbech, took up her new role on October 1, succeeding Sophie Noreng, who stepped down from […]

Kohl's has named its current executive vice president of finance Jill Timm as its next chief financial officer. The company's current chief financial officer, Bruce Besanko has decided to retire at the end of the fiscal year. He will step down from the position effective November 1, then remain in a […]

Walmart has announced that John Furner will become the President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart U.S., following a successful five years for the business segment under Greg Foran. Furner will report directly to Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon, and the move will be effective November 1. […]

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