Frasers Group has warned of a potential 200 million pound hit linked to Covid - twice the amount it estimated back in February. The group, which owns brands Sports Direct, Flannels, House of Fraser, and Jack Wills, said it believes further restrictions are “almost certain”, and said it is “continuing […]

a.k.a. Brands has appointed Ciarán Long as chief financial officer, effective immediately. The company said in a release that Long, a seasoned financial executive, will report directly to chief executive officer Jill Ramsey. “Ciarán’s unique and comprehensive understanding of the retail industry serves […]

Implus LLC, a manufacturer of athletic, fitness and outdoor accessories, has announced the appointment of Kyle Macemore as its new chief financial officer (CFO). In the role, Macemore will lead the company’s global finance, accounting, and legal practices. “As CFO, Kyle will drive the delivery of the […]

Frasers Group has called for an inquiry into the sale of Peacocks, which was bought out of administration this week after collapsing in November. Administrators from FRP announced Tuesday that Peacocks had been acquired by an international investment consortium lead by the discount retailer’s former […]

Ahlers Total group revenues in the first quarter of FY 2020/21 declined by 28.8 million euros or 56.3 percent at Ahlers Ag to 22.4 million euros. However, the company witnessed 20 percent growth rates in e-commerce revenues, mainly attributable to the company’s own online shops, which doubled their […]

Joules has announced the appointment of Caroline York as its new chief financial officer (CFO). The company said in a release that York will join Joules no later than September 2021 from Moneysupermarket Group Plc, where she is currently finance director. Prior to Moneysupermarket, York held finance […]

The Lycra Company has announced the appointment of its chairman Yafu Qiu and chief commercial officer Julien Born as its new co-CEOs. It follows the retirement of David Trerotola, who has been at the helm of the innovative textile company since 2019 following its acquisition by Ruyi Group. He spent […]

Premium childrenswear brand Hanna Andersson has named Sally Pofcher as its new CEO. An industry veteran, Pofcher has over 20 years of expertise in digital consumer knowledge, brand building, and retail experience. She most recently served as an operating partner at consumer growth private equity firm […]

VF Corporation, whose portfolio includes brands Supreme, The North Face, Timberland, and Vans, has reshuffled its EMEA leadership team. Andreas Olsson has been appointed as regional general manager of Dickies EMEA. Olsson joined the company back in 2009 and has since held several sales and marketing […]

The John Lewis Partnership has announced that Nish Kankiwala will join its board on April 12, 2021 as a non-executive director. He replaces Laura Wade-Gery who is stepping down from the partnership board when her term ends on April 30, 2021. Commenting on Kankiwala’s appointment, Sharon White, chairman […]