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Caleres announces timeline for planned executive succession

Aug 19, 2022 / United States
Diane Sullivan, who served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for more than a decade, will retire as CEO of Caleres on January and will take on the role of Executive Chairman. At that time, Jay Schmidt, President of Caleres, will succeed as CEO

Rack Room Shoes strengthens merchandising team

Aug 10, 2022 / United States
The US-based retail chain has strengthened its merchant team, promoting Melanie Ortlieb to Senior Director of Planning and Allocation and three senior buyers from the merchandising team

Saucony appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Aug 9, 2022 / United States
Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, announced it has appointed Kathryn Pratt as Chief Marketing Officer. The appointment has immediate effect

Sebastian Öhrn (Myrqvist): companies are moving towards more ownership of their brands and products

Premium ContentAug 8, 2022 / Sweden
Today we talk with Sebastian Öhrn, founder of the brand Myrqvist. After organising a successful Kickstarter campaign, Sebastian created a business where we decided to cut out middlemen and sell its shoes directly to customers online and via a flagship store in Stockholm

New Chief Executive Officer for JD Sports

Aug 8, 2022 / United Kingdom
The retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, announced that Régis Schultz has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer

Tapestry announces retirement of COO Tom Glaser

Aug 5, 2022 / United States
The New York based fashion house, owner of brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has also announced Scott Roe is to be appointed to the dual role of CFO & COO of Tapestry

Sustainability by Catarina Midby: we have to change now

Premium ContentJul 27, 2022 / Sweden
Today we bring you an interview with Catarina Midby, expert in Communication and engagement in fashion, sustainability and innovation. With 2 decades of experience in the fashion industry, Catarina has been focused on trends, communication, sustainability and entrepreneurship and we talk about those today

Foot Locker appoints EVP Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The US-based group has appointed Andy Gray, formerly EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, as EVP, Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Nordstrom names two new Executive leaders

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The Seattle-based department store announced the promotion of Deniz Anders to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Nina Barjesteh, a Senior Executive at DICK's Sporting Goods, will join the company as President, Nordstrom Product Group

Genesco appoints Gregory A. Sandfort lead independent Director

Jun 29, 2022 / United States
The former Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tractor Supply Company has joined the Genesco Board in 2021. Sandfort succeeds Matthew C. Diamond who has served in that role for the past four years

Angela Ogbechie is Deckers new Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jun 28, 2022 / United States
The California-based brand footwear, apparel and accessories has promoted Angela Ogbechie to the newly created role of Chief Supply Chain Officer. David Lafitte will step down as Chief Operating Officer

Roberto Massardi is Prada's new Chief Business Development Officer

Jun 16, 2022 / Italy
The Italian luxury brand appointed Roberto Massardi as chief business development officer in May. Mr. Massardi will be responsible for the strategic development of the group

Chief Executive of Amazon’s consumer business is leaving

Jun 8, 2022 / United States
Dave Clark, who has overseen the company’s extensive warehouse operations, announced he would depart Amazon after 23 years. It’s time for me to build again, he wrote on Twitter

Reebok teams up with Zappos to launch adaptative footwear line

Jun 1, 2022 / United States
The Reebok Fit to Fit collection provides styles that include features that help people with disabilities to gain more independence. The goal is to enhance everyone’s quality of life

Doug Howe gets new appointments at DSW

May 27, 2022 / United States
Footwear retailer Designer Brands has announced the appointment of Doug Howe to President of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (retail concept of the group’s portfolio). Mr. Howe will also be Executive Vice President of Designer Brands
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