British women's wear retailer Karen Millen has appointed Robin Terrell, Tesco's Chief Customer Officer, as a non-executive director. Terrell, who was appointed last month, brings with him vast retail experience, particularly in digital as he has held a number of senior positions at multichannel retailers […]

New York - In October, longtime creative director of Lanvin, Alber Elbaz, was removed by the board of directors. The departure of Elbaz sent shockwaves through the fashion industry. The brand ended up showing their fall/winter 2016 collection without a creative director at the helm. Now, it looks like […]

The heiress of Italian fashion house Emilio Pucci is under investigation for manslaughter after the death of two Egyptians killed when a tree on the family's property fell onto their car, media reports said Tuesday. Mohammed Fuad and his brother Mahamaoud Fuad were in the front seats of the car when […]

Haute Hippie has hired Robert Feinberg as their president. Feinberg's first day on the job was yesterday, Monday, February 29. The company hopes that under his direction they will be able to grow their retail presence and their number of wholesale accounts. Women's contemporary brands have been facing […]

Los Angeles - Vintage clothing brand ModCloth has been making major steps to building out the label’s name. By adding on three new executives, the company plans to focus largely on the expanding the brand’s retail presence. The three new hires also include two new positions for the company. The two […]

Spanx Inc., body and shapewear apparel line, is undergoing a new change in executive officers. Jan Singer has decided to leave her role of chief executive officer for Spanx, Inc. Taking her place will be original founder and owner of the company Sara Blakely. Blakely is returning to the company she […]

Los Angeles - Westfield Corp. just added a new executive to their team. The shopping center company hired Heather Vandenberghe as their chief marketing officer for the U.S. At Westfield, Vandenberge will be handling the role of marketing for Westfield’s U.S. properties, as reported by WWD. She will […]

Luxury conglomerate company Kering has named Beatrice Lazat their new human resources director. Lazat will begin in her new role next week, March 3. She is replacing Belen Essioux-Trujillo, who will be leaving to pursue other projects according to the company. Lazat arrives as Kering after working at […]

Last week, it was announced that Tom Nolan had resigned as chief executive officer of Prospect Brands. In the immediate wake of his departure, it was unknown who would be filling his shoes at the company that owns Duckhead, Gyde Supply Company, and Crittenden & Co. Now, Steve Wuebker will be taking […]

Tom Nolan, the president, chief executive officer, and founder of Prospect Brands, has resigned. Nolan originally founded the North Carolina-based Prospect Brands LLC in 2012 in partnership with McCarthy Capital Fund V, an Omaha-based private equity firm. In an e-mail to WWD on Thursday, Nolan said: […]

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