Sanjiv Puri, Managing Director, ITC is the new chairman of ITC following the demise of YC Deveshwar. Puri, 56, was being mentored by Deveshwar for the dual role of chairman-cum-managing director for a transition originally scheduled for 2021-22. Puri became CEO in 2017 and managing director the following […]

PVH Corp. has announced the appointment of Marie Gulin-Merle in the newly created role of Chief Digital Officer (CDO), in addition to her current position as Chief Marketing Officer, Calvin Klein, Inc. As Chief Digital Officer, the company said, Gulin-Merle will lead PVH’s global digital strategy and […]

British fashion and lifestyle brand Joules has named Asda’s Nick Jones as its new chief executive officer, replacing Colin Porter who announced he was retiring before the end of the Group's FY20 financial year. Set to join Joules before the end of 2019, Jones will work alongside Porter for a “short […]

Max Azria, the Tunisian designer behind BCBG Max Azria and CEO of the conglomerate of the same name, has died in Houston, Texas. The designer died from lung cancer, according to WWD who first reported the news. Before creating the renowned label BCBG—which stands for Bon Chic, Bon Genre—in 1991, Azria […]

Impactiva, quality assurance and supply chain solutions provider for the apparel, footwear and accessories sectors, has appointed industry veteran Ed Gribbin as Chief Engagement Officer. In this newly created role, the company said, Gribbin will lead Impactiva’s global business development team and […]

Jeremie Blondel has been announced as the new VP of Sales for The North Face in Europe, Middle-East and Asia. Blondel, who will be based in the brand’s European headquarters in Stabio, Switzerland, will be responsible for The North Face’s wholesale activities in the region. In a press statement, The […]

Dutch lingerie retailer Hunkemöller has announced the appointment of Andrew Lane as its new global design director. Lane is taking over from Zoe Price-Smith, and brings with him over sixteen years of experience in the fashion industry working with names such as Vera Wang, Donna Karen, Narcisco Rodriguez […]

Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco's brocade master weavers, has been repeating the same gestures for 63 years in his dilapidated workshop in the heart of the old city of Fes. "This profession is vanishing... There were many craftsmen in Fes, but they all died and only memories remain," says the […]

Online fashion retailer Zalora has appointed Rostin Javadi as Chief Operations Officer (COO). The company said, continuing to be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s regional e-fulfilment hub, in his new role, Javadi is charged with overseeing operational excellence across the group, managing Zalora’s […]

Bonnie Brooks, former Vice Chair, President and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company, has been appointed interim CEO of women’s clothing chain Chico’s FAS, effective immediately. Brooks has been a member of Chico FAS’s board of directors since 2016. She is succeeding Shelley Broader, who resigned from her roles […]

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