Kohl’s Department Stores has appointed Sona Chawla to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), reporting directly to Kohl’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Kevin Mansell. Chawla, who will join Kohl’s on November 30, will have leadership responsibility for Kohl’s full […]

Perry Ellis International has named Elliott Brown as its new European managing director, replacing Francisco Gonzalez-Meza Hoffmann who is leaving to “pursue new career paths”. Brown has previously held roles at Wolverine Worldwide, where he served as vice president overseeing its heritage brands, prior […]

Elisabeth Murdoch has been appointed as an independent non-executive director to the board of Jimmy Choo, reported the company on Friday. Daughter of media-business magnate Rupert Murdoch, she is currently chair of Freelands Group, a firm which makes early-stage investments in technological companies, […]

Los Angeles - The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is looking for a new chief executive officer. The AAFA is looking to replace Juanita Duggan, who served as the association’s president and CEO for a little over a year. At the position, she oversaw design and selection of a new office […]

Cristiano Quieti has left his position as CEO of John Varvatos, as reported by WWD. In February 2013, Quieti left his position as CEO of Diesel USA to become CEO of John Varvatos Enterprises. He spent 18 years at Diesel turning it into the global fashion force it is today before he jumped ship to join […]

Fashion and retail consultant Yasmin Sewell has been appointed as fashion director of Condé Nast’s Style.com, which will be relaunched as an e-commerce and omnichannel shopping platform. Sewell, who has previously worked at Browns and Liberty as buying director and chief creative consultant respectively, […]

E-tailer ModCloth just hired Lizz Wasserman as its first fashion director. The vintage brand offers indie-inspired, retro pieces including skirts, dresses, blouses, bottoms, and more. The e-commerce site made the decision to bring in Wasserman to work out of the company’s Los Angeles office. According […]

Frank Blake, former chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, has been elected to the Macy's Board of Directors. Blake's election increases the size of the board to 14 members. Blake was named Home Depot's Chairman and CEO in 2007 and served in that capacity until retiring as CEO in November 2014 and as chairman […]

Sanuk, a division of Deckers Brands has announced reorganisation of its sales division to accommodate the brand's continued growth and diversified product offerings. The brand recently promoted Erik Ecklund to the position of Senior Director of US sales and shifted Sanuk veteran Jeff Booth to oversee […]

Swedish accessories brand Sandqvist, which has been creating canvas and leather bags for more than ten years, has named Caroline Andersson as its new chief executive officer to push forward the developing brand. Andersson joins from Craft Sportswear where she served as assortment manager and most recently […]

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