Just after three months into the position, John Targon, creative contemporary director at Marc Jacobs has decided to call it quits. Confirming the development, spokesperson from LVMH Group, owner of the brand, told FashionUnited: “John Targon is a talented designer and we appreciate the work he has […]

Former House of Fraser’s executive and experienced fashion retail expert John King has been appointed CEO at Australian department store operator Myer. King held the reins at British fashion label House of Fraser, a business he restructured and eventually sold to Sanpower in 2014. Commenting the appointment, […]

The board of directors of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. has elected Ferruccio Ferragamo as Executive Chairman and James Ferragamo as Vice Chairman of the group. The company said in a statement that the Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo has been granted full powers and authority to manage the company. The company […]

ANALYSIS Sales at fast fashion retailer Boohoo are expected to almost double this year, fuelled by renewed investment in its infrastructure and strong PrettyLittleThings’ popularity. The City expects 95 percent growth in revenues when the company reports full-year results on Wednesday, coming in at […]

Burberry has appointed Gavin Haig as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, effective April 23, 2018. The company said, in this newly created position, Haig will be responsible for all regions in which Burberry operates. He will report to Marco Gobbetti, Chief Executive Officer of Burberry Group plc. […]

US shoe maker Skechers said on Thursday its Q1 net profit increased 25.2 percent. Revenues increased by 16.5 percent from the same period last year. The company’s net profit for Q1 2018 was 117.7 million US dollars, up from 94 million US dollars a year earlier. Revenues increased to 1250 million US […]

Updating on its performance for the 52 weeks to March 31, 2018, Bonmarché, said that, reflecting the good progress achieved during the financial year, the FY18 profit before tax will be in line with the board’s expectations. While total sales for the year declined 0.5 percent with store only like-for-like […]

After vice president of diversity and inclusion Antoine Andrews left Nike earlier this week, the recent executive to leave the business is vice president of footwear, Greg Thompson. Reuters reported the news quoting a company spokesman. Last month, Nike’s brand president Trevor Edwards and Jayme Martin, […]

Mothercare’s non-executive chairman Alan Parker has retired from his position. The company said, Clive Whiley has now been appointed as Interim Executive Chairman, with immediate effect. Commenting on Whiley’s appointment, David Wood, Mothercare's CEO, said in a statement: "Mothercare is currently facing […]

Luxury down jacket manufacturer Moncler plans to focus on creating a robust online​ ​digital culture. According to a recent report in Reuters the company’s internet sales now account for just under 8 percent of total sales and the group aims to invest further to boost e-commerce. A company spokesperson […]