AIM-listed flash sales retailer MySale has named Charles Butler as a new independent non-executive director with immediate effect. Butler was until recently chief executive officer of Market Tech Holdings, a property and technology group where he oversaw a successful IPO through to its recent sale for […]

The chief of Uniqlo’s parent company Fast Retailing is to retire from the company he founded when he turns 70 in 2019. Tadashi Yanai told the Japanese financial publication The Nikkei on Friday he is due to retire, but will continue as chairman of the company, stating “there is no such thing as retirement […]

As Under Armour continues to under perform, Kip Fulk, the brand's co-founder, is taking a sabbatical leave. The news was reported on Business of Fashion. It has also been reported by The Wall Street Journal that Under Armour is considering exiting categories such as tennis and finish in a proposed restructuring. […]

Italian eyewear manufacturer Marcolin has announced some “strategic changes” to its senior management, including the appointment of Giovanni Zoppas as the chief executive officer of the joint venture with LVMH, which was announced last January that will be called Thelios. Zoppas, has also been appointed […]

Paris Fashion Week has barely ended but the rumour mill surrounding one of its best-loved designers is gaining headlines across the world. The rumour this time concerns Céline and its star designer Phoebe Philo, who according to the Business of Fashion is making plans for a successor should the English […]

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faced claims Tuesday he raped an Italian film star and two other women, in a widening scandal that has drawn condemnation from across the film industry as well as America's liberal political elite. The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul […]

Critics called for a boycott of American fashion designer Donna Karan's products Tuesday, after she defended Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul fired from the studio he co-founded amid allegations of sexual harassment. On Sunday, Karan had suggested women had been seeking a reaction from Weinstein […]

Fashion flash sale website ShowroomPrivé has named Thomas Kienzi as chief financial officer, to succeed Nicolas Woosen, who is departing the company in the next few weeks. Kienzi joined ShowroomPrivé in 2015 to assist with its listing on the stock exchange and its merger and acquisition operations, […]




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