Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has announced that Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue, will expand his leadership role to include Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH. In this capacity, the company said, Metrick will lead distinct teams and work to ensure that each business remains well positioned to execute […]

Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) has appointed Humphrey Singer to its board as Chief Finance Officer. Singer, the company said, has been Group Finance Director at Dixons Carphone plc since 2014 following the merger of Dixons Retail with Carphone Warehouse Group. Commenting on Singer’s appointment, […]

Debenhams has announced the appointment of Richard Jones as Trading Director, Global Sourcing starting February 5, 2018. The company added that his appointment follows the recent arrival of Steven Cook as Managing Director of fashion and home and will further strengthen Debenhams’ own brand product […]

Finnish design company, Marimekko, known for its original prints and colours, has named Satu Maaranen as head designer of ready-to-wear, bags and accessories, with immediate effect. Maaranen, a graduate of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, is an international award-winning and […]

Trade show firm Igedo Company has named Ulrike Kähler as its second managing director to sit alongside Philipp Kronen as the business divides responsibilities within its management team. Kähler, who has been a member of the Igedo’s board of management since 2014, will continue to “shape the direction” […]

Steinhoff has announced that its current CFO and member of the management board, Ben la Grange has stepped down to focus on the preservation and procurement of liquidity in the group, in addition to the finalisation of the company’s audited 2017 consolidated financial statements and comparative statements. […]

Please call it a comeback. Nathan Jenden, who spent over a decade working alongside DVF in the early 2000s, will be returning to the brand as chief design officer and vp, creative. Jenden takes over for Jonathan Saunders who left the post after just eighteen months with the brand. “It is with joy and […]

Burberry has appointed Orna NiChionna to the company’s board as a Non-Executive Director and member of the remuneration and nomination committees, with effect from 3 January 2018. The company further said that Fabiola Arredondo has decided to step down as chair of the remuneration committee to focus […]

Budget retailer Primark has confirmed that Paula Dumont Lopez has been appointed as trading director and will join the company on January 12. Dumont Lopez who Primark describes as having a “wealth of international fashion experience” joins from Esprit, where she served as senior vice president and head […]

London - The musical chair dance occurring within the fashion industry, which sees a number of high profile designers leave their former roles as creative director for similar positions at rival fashion houses, continued well throughout 2017. Now that the year is almost over, FashionUnited takes a moment […]

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