The world's second largest retailer, Wal-mart, is to revamp its board. Smaller in turnover only to Chinese retail giant Alibaba, Wal-mart will see Jim Walton, the son of the company's founder Sam Walton, retire. Wal-Mart is using the opportunity to bring its board structure closer to norms for US corporations […]

Men's wear apparel startup Untuckit has named their cofounder Aaron Sanandres as their chief executive officer. Sanandres is one of the two cofounders along with Chris Riccobono. The duo began the company in 2011. Sanandres has spent the last several years juggling his cofounder duties at Untuckit with […]

Old Navy recently just made a new executive change. The American brand has tapped the talents of Sonia Syngal for the position of global president. It hasn’t been the most successful period of time for the brand. In the past couple of months, Old Navy has been declining in sales across the board. However, […]

New West End Company (NWEC), the organisation representing 600 businesses in London's Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, on Friday announced Jace Tyrrell to the position of chief executive. Tyroll was previously the company's Deputy CEO. London's west-end retail to be navigated through upcoming […]

Martine Reardon, Macy's Chief Marketing Officer has decided to leave the company, effective May 13, 2016, after 32 years of service. "I am extremely proud of the work that I have led in building Macy's into an international omni-channel brand. We have established a clear and compelling brand promise […]

Melville, New York-based sunglass label Eyeking has added Scott Betty as their new senior vice president of product and design. Betty arrives at the company with 20 years of experience in the eyewear and sporting goods industry. Most recently, he was director of global optics at Oakley where he was […]

Abercrombie & Fitch has appointed Ashley Sargent Price has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Creative Director of Marketing. In this role, Price will oversee creative marketing for all brands including Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister, the company's internal photo studio, […]

Tadashi Yanai, owner of Japanese fashion conglomerate Fast Retailing (Uniqlo, Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU) is set to become the richest man in Japan this year, with a total net worth estimated at 16.3 billions US dollars (12.3 billion euros). According to Forbes list of the 50 richest people of Japan, […]

Sports company Puma has appointed Matthias Mecking as new General Manager Teamsport, effective April 1, 2016. In this position, Mecking will be responsible for managing and marketing Puma's full range of Teamsport products in footwear, apparel and accessories. He succeeds Filip Trulsson, who will be […]

Hedi Slimane departure from French fashion house Saint Laurent brought the following question to mind: Why would Yves Saint Laurent let one of its most profitable creative directors leave? Or, to put it more bluntly: Why would Slimane leave Yves Saint Laurent? It would have to be to take on a bigger, […]




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