Kevin Drew Gotthard, the vice president of finance for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Ralph Lauren, has stepped down from his post as of June, according to Fashion Network. He has since joined Neiman Marcus Group as its senior vice president of financial planning and analysis. He will […]

An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation. Los Angeles federal court judge Cormac Carney also ordered Adau Mornyang, 25, to perform 100 hours of community […]

When Marks & Spencer's head of clothing, home, and beauty Jill McDonald left the company earlier this year, it was a wonder who would take her role. Now, Fashion Network has reported that Maddy Evans, the fashion director of Topshop, has been poached by the retailer. She is expected to start her new […]

Chanel has created a new C-suite role to improve inclusion and diversity within the company and avoid any faux pas that may offend consumers based on gender, ethnicity, religion or sexuality. The French luxury house has tapped Fiona Pargeter to be its first Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Business of […]

Paolo Riva is stepping down from Victoria Beckham for personal reasons and with immediate effect, just ten months after joining the company as CEO. Chairman Ralph Toledano will manage the fashion label while it looks for a new chief executive. “It has been a real pleasure working with Paolo, and on […]

J.C. Penney has announced the appointment of W. Paul Jones to its Board of Directors. Jones was CEO of Payless ShoeSource between 2012 and 2017, when he retired. Prior to that, he served as CEO and Chief Merchandising Officer at Shopko. His career also includes senior positions at Kohl’s and May Department […]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of W. Paul Jones, a retail industry veteran with more than 30 years of department store and specialty retailing experience, to its board of directors. The company said, Jones served as chief executive officer of Payless ShoeSource, retiring in […]

Lola Rykiel, granddaughter of French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, is following in her grandmother’s footsteps and launching an apparel collection, Vogue reports. Named “Pompom Paris”, the brand will offer “chic sportswear” with track suits, leggings and hoodies that can go from the gym to the street. […]

The founder and chairman of Irish retail chain Primark, Arthur Ryan, died on Monday following a short illness, according to BBC News. He was 83 years old. Many considered Ryan to be a “true pioneer” of the retail world. Ryan founded the iconic retail store, initially known as Penneys, in 1969 in Dublin, […]

Laure Browne, former International Brands Director at Auchan Retail, has joined sustainable sneaker brand Veja in the role of Group CEO. This is the first time in the company’s fifteen-year history that co-founders Sébastien Kopp and Ghislain Morillion appoint someone else for this role. “After 30 years […]

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