Co-president of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom died unexpectedly in his Seattle home this morning. He was 58. Nordstrom led his namesake chain of department stores along with his brothers, Pete and Erik. The brothers are the fourth generation leaders of the company; their great-grandfather, John Nordstrom, […]

Manhattan lost its “Queen of Retail” this past weekend. Faith Hope Consolo, best known for her work as a high profile executive, helping to shape the real estate of shopping streets Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, died suddenly in her Manhattan home on Sunday. Consolo was aged 69. Most recently the […]

Raf Simons’ time at Calvin Klein has come to an end. Less than two years after the Belgian designer was appointed to the role of creative director at the American brand, he is making his departure. Despite the fact that there are still eight months left on Simons’ contract, he is out effective immediately. […]

Joy Mangano is leaving the Home Shopping Network to “pursue other professional opportunities.” Mangano spent 20 years with the network. During her time at HSN, Mangano debuted a number of products including her Miracle Mop,Huggable Hangers and Shades Readers. Earlier this year, HSN was bought by Qurate […]

Rent the Runway has announced the election of Artie Minson, President and CEO of coworking rental space chain WeWork, to its Board of Directors, following a partnership between the two companies. Since October, WeWork locations across the United States feature Rent the Runway drop-off boxes, allowing […]

Unfortunately, several prominent names within the fashion industry passed away in 2018. FashionUnited pays homage to them as we look back at the most important events of the year. Hubert de Givenchy Hubert de Givenchy, the French fashion designer famous for designing much of the personal and professional […]

Rod Manley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Burberry, effective January 1. He will be based in London and lead all Marketing, Communications and Creative Media teams, reporting to the company’s CEO Marco Gobbetti. “Rod’s experience and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen […]

Anthony Chalhoub, co-CEO of Middle East retailer Chalhoub Group, has passed away Monday from cancer, at the age of 63, according to a company statement. Founded in 1955 by his parents, the Chalhoub Group operates over 600 luxury boutiques in the region, including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. In total, […]

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