Exclusive: Ralph Lauren cuts senior UK staffSubscription
Ralph Lauren has made a wave of senior redundancies across its UK team, Drapers can reveal.
Mark Felix exits John Lewis Subscription
John Lewis director of online trade Mark Felix is leaving the business after three years.
Missguided head of ecommerce exitsSubscription
Missguided’s head of ecommerce, Mark Leach, has left the Manchester-based fast fashion etailer to join conversion-optimisation agency User Conversion as managing director.
Pentland appoints new fashion brand directorSubscription
Pentland Brands has promoted Nicola Matthews to the role of fashion brand director with responsibility for both the Karen Millen and Ted Baker footwear businesses.
M&S’s Bousquet-Chavanne to join Emaar MallsSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is to join Dubai-based Emaar Malls as chief executive next August to lead the extensive development of its premium shopping and retail assets.
Primark store director to exitSubscription
Primark director of store development and design Peter Franks is leaving the retailer.
John Lewis appoints new non-execSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Andy Martin as non-executive director of the partnership’s board.
The womenswear market has always been a highly competitive sector and several key fashion appointments over the last few weeks indicate how retailers are planning to stay ahead.
Jason Tarry, currently group chief product officer at Tesco, will become chief executive for UK and Republic of Ireland at the supermarket, after Charles Wilson steps down.
Marc Cain managing director and creative director Karin Veit is to leave the business at the end of this month, after 43 years.