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The BFA appoints new CEO

Apr 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association announced the appointment of Lucy Reece-Raybould as its new CEO, following from the retirement of John Saunders

LVMH: France’s most attractive employer

Apr 17, 2019 / France
Each year Universum, a consulting firm, conducts an annual survey with more than 35 000 students at French engineering and business schools to rank the companies where they would most like to work. In 2019, for the 14th consecutive year, LVMH ranked number 1

Changes at J.Crew Group

Apr 15, 2019 / United States
The retail group initiated a review of ist strategic initiatives, including a potential IPO of Madewell. Michael J. Nicholson was named Interim Chief Executive Officer and Jack Weingart appointed to the Board of Directors

BFA announces new CEO

Apr 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) appointed Lucy Reece-Raybould as the new CEO

Jennifer Estabrook is Fila's new President for North America

Apr 10, 2019 / United States
Most recently serving as acting President of Fila North America, after Jon Epstein sudden disappearance, Jennifer Estabrook will take the reins of the Fila business in the region

Tom Ford will head the CFDA

Mar 22, 2019 / United States
The CFDA Board ratified Tom Ford as their Chairman. The award-winning fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer will succeed current Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg effective from the 1st of June

Under Armour names Chief Design Officer

Mar 20, 2019 / United States
19-year veteran Kasey Jarvis joins the Baltimore-based marketer and distributor of branded performance athletic apparel, footwear and accessories from Black Diamond Equipment

Nordstrom appoints two new members to Board of Directors

Mar 4, 2019 / United States
Seattle-based Nordstrom announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Kirsten Green, Forerunner Ventures founder and Managing Director and Glenda McNeal, American Express Company Enterprise Strategic Partnerships President

Registration for the World Footwear Congress is open

Mar 1, 2019 / CEC
Registration for the sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress is now open. All footwear stakeholders are invited to join the debates in Naples, from the 3rd to the 5th of April 2019

Giorgio Presca is Clarks new CEO

Feb 27, 2019 / United Kingdom
This nimination takes place after Mike Shearwood stepping down last year. Giorgio Presca will be responsible for all aspects of the business after a transiction period working alongside with the interim CEO Stella David

Carlo Beretta is Tod's new Brand General Manager

Feb 25, 2019 / Italy
From the 25th February Carlo Alberto Beretta (formerly with Zegna and Bottega Veneta) has been appointed Brand General Manager for Tod's, reporting to the group's CEO and General Manager, Umberto Macchi di Cellere

Reflecting on today's challenges with Victor Luís

Feb 7, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world, as we recalled his most challenging moments while heading Tapestry. Today we bring you his reflections on today's challenges within the fashion industry

Crocs to relocate global headquarters

Feb 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear maker is investing for growth with a state-of-the-art facility, central location and access to additional talent. The global headquarters of the brand will relocate to Broomfield, Colorado in 2020

Puma appoints Chief Sourcing Officer

Jan 30, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach-based (Germany) sports giant appointed Anne-Laure Descours as Chief Sourcing Officer and Member of the Management Board

Forecasting the growth for Tapestry

Jan 28, 2019 / United States
We have asked Victor Luis, the man heading the Tapestry group, to share with us his expectations about the business prospects of each brand of the group. Tapestry's portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade
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