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International Accord arrives in Pakistan

Jan 20, 2023 / Pakistan
The Pakistan Accord, expected to go into action in the upcoming spring, will address working conditions and safety within the textile and garment supply chains of brands sourcing in Pakistan

DC Shoes co-founder dies at 55 in snowmobile accident

Jan 6, 2023 / United States
Ken Block, the co-founder of DC Shoes and founder of the Hoonigan motor racing team, died in a snowmobile accident near his home in Utah on the 2nd of January, aged 55

Wolverine Worldwide to divest Keds and Wolverine Leathers and cut jobs

Dec 16, 2022 / United States
The company revealed that it will divest or license the Keds brand and Wolverine Leathers, both low-profit contributors, as part of a plan to foster growth and further drive shareholder value

H&M to lay off 1 500 people

Dec 6, 2022 / Sweden
The Sweden-based fast fashion company announced that it will cut around 1 500 jobs from its workforce as part of a global cost and efficiency programme recently initiated

Zalando launches first adaptative collections

Oct 27, 2022 / Germany
The German e-tailer is entering the adaptative fashion market, hoping to reach a largely untapped public, as "finding fashionable adaptive clothing still represents a challenge for disabled people"

Burberry raises pay rates early to support staff during cost-of-living crisis

Oct 25, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group announced that, in light of the rising cost of living, has decided to anticipate the new UK real Living Wage pay rates by more than six months

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
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