New supply chain boss for M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed Adidas’s Paul Babbs to take charge of its supply chain, in a bid to revive its clothing division.
Lululemon COO to exit Subscription
Lululemon’s chief operating officer, Stuart Haselden, will leave the business in January to join luggage company Away.
Paul Price resigns as Topshop CEOSubscription
Topshop and Topman chief executive Paul Price has resigned after just over two years in the role.
Asda appoints George MDSubscription
Asda has appointed a replacement for former George MD, Nick Jones, who left the supermarket earlier this year to join Joules as CEO.
Debenhams bolsters boardSubscription
Department store Debenhams has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors to the board of its parent company Celine Jersey Topco.
Ted Baker has issued a profit warning as it announces the departure of both its CEO and executive chairman.
N Brown hires financial services CEOSubscription
N Brown Group, which owns brands Simply Be, Jacamo, JD Williams and Ambrose Wilson, has appointed Daniel Joy as financial services CEO.
This week's need-to-know people movesSubscription
This week saw Gant and Revo announce senior appointments.
Revo junior vice-president announcedSubscription
Commercial property body Revo has announced Philip Bier, the entrepreneur that brought Copenhagen’s Flying Tiger to the UK, as its junior vice-president.
Gant appoints new CEO Subscription
Gant has promoted its executive vice-president of global markets and sales, Patrik Söderström, to the role of chief executive.
M&S hires Arcadia creative directorSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed former Arcadia Group creative director, Anthony Cassidy, as its new head of brand creative.
Jane Shepherdson returns to the industrySubscription
Former Whistles CEO, Jane Shepherdson, has joined rental platform My Wardrobe HQ as its new chair, after a three-year break from the retail industry.
Ted Baker hires chief people officerSubscription
Lifestyle brand Ted Baker has appointed Asos’s Peter Collyer as chief people officer.
Asos appoints chief growth officer Subscription
Asos has announced the appointment of Robert Birge as its first chief growth officer.
Clarks calls in advisers Subscription
Clarks has appointed management consultancy firm McKinsey & Co to help review the business.
Accountant chair 'gives clue to Arcadia direction' Subscription
Industry experts have hailed the appointment of Andrew Coppel as Arcadia’s new chairman as an “excellent” decision, as he brings a “totally fresh pair eyes” to the struggling group.
Asics CEO resigns after 10 yearsSubscription
Footwear brand Asics has announced that its CEO for EMEA region, Alistair Cameron, has decided to leave after 10 years at the company.
Harvey Nichols co-COO departsSubscription
Harvey Nichols co-chief operating officer Daniela Rinaldi is leaving the business after 35 years.
Woolrich International bolsters team Subscription
US outerwear brand Woolrich International has appointed a new general manager of global direct-to-consumer and digital accounts and a sales director of export.
Nobody's Child CEO to exitSubscription
Nobody’s Child CEO John Allen is to exit after a year in the role, having delivered significant change at the womenswear etailer.
Karen Millen digital director joins FitFlopSubscription
FitFlop has appointed Martin Francis, former Karen Millen and Coast customer and digital director, as its new digital general manager.
Moss Bros poaches Ted Baker finance chiefSubscription
Moss Bros has appointed Ted Baker’s interim finance boss, Bill Adams, as its chief financial officer.
Tiger of Sweden appoints new CEOSubscription
Stockholm-based tailoring brand Tiger of Sweden has appointed Hugo Boss’s Linda Dauriz as its new chief executive.
Shop Direct hires group CFO from ClarksSubscription
Shop Direct has appointed Clarks’ European president, Ben Fletcher, as its new group chief financial officer.
Redundancies emerge at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer quietly made nine members of its communications team redundant in July, it has confirmed.
Chloé appoints new CEOSubscription
Luxury fashion brand Chloé has reportedly appointed Maison Margiela boss Riccardo Bellini as its new CEO.
Barbour hires Hobbs head of designSubscription
Barbour has appointed Hobbs head of design Nicola Brown (née Page) as its new head of womenswear, Drapers can reveal.
Challenges ahead for Topshop’s new fashion boss Subscription
Headhunters and industry experts have said Topshop’s new fashion director, Gillian Ridley Whittle, has lots of work to do at the retailer as she returns to a “fundamentally different” fashion market after four years working in Australia.
New Look appoints merchandising bossSubscription
New Look has appointed former Jack Wills merchandising director, David Wertheim, as its new merchandising and supply chain boss.
Gant CEO heads back to AdidasSubscription
Gant’s CEO, Brian Grevy, is stepping down after four years to rejoin Adidas Group as the new executive board member for its global brands, Drapers can reveal.
New M&S stores director U-turns on role Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s newly appointed stores director, David Lepley, will no longer be joining the company, after being offered a bigger role to stay at Morrissons.
Debenhams eyes ex-House of Fraser CFOSubscription
Debenhams is rumoured to be about to name Mark Gifford, a former chief financial officer at House of Fraser, as its new chairman this week.
Topshop appoints new fashion directorSubscription
Topshop has appointed former Marks & Spencer buying director Gillian Ridley Whittle as its new fashion director.
Under Armour founder relinquishes CEO roleSubscription
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down from his role as CEO of the business at the end of this year.
Hotter hires chief product officer Subscription
Footwear business Hotter has appointed Claire Pearl as chief product officer, as part of a restructuring of its leadership team.
Tod’s Group hires new creative directorSubscription
Tod’s Group has appointed Walter Chiapponi as creative director of its women’s and men’s collections.
M&S CFO departure date revealedSubscription
Marks & Spencer has announced that Humphrey Singer will step down from his role as group chief finance officer on 31 December.
Ted Baker appoints North America CEOSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed former Scotch & Soda USA CEO Ari Hoffman as chief executive of its business in North America.
Frugi snaps up online boss from Phase EightSubscription
Phase Eight’s James Williams has joined ethical kidswear brand Frugi as director of ecommerce and marketing.
Hotter names new CFOSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as its new chief financial officer.
Laura Ashley's finance director steps downSubscription
Laura Ashley’s finance director and joint chief operating officer, Sean Anglim, has stepped down after more than two decades at the business.
Former Tesco international boss joins PepcoSubscription
The owner of value fashion chain Pep&Co, Pepco Group, has appointed former Tesco international boss, Trevor Masters, as managing director of its largest brand, Pepco.
Little Mistress hires brand buyer Subscription
Former SilkFred senior brand scout Katie Dorken has joined the Little Mistress Group as brand buyer, where she will oversee the company’s marketplace buying.
Global Brands Group hires president of EuropeSubscription
Global Brands Group, which licenses Juicy Couture, Kenneth Cole and Ellen Tracy, has appointed Eno Polo as its new president of Europe.
Long Tall Sally CEO steps downSubscription
The CEO of womenswear retailer Long Tall Sally, Andrew Shapin, has announced he will step down from the role after 12 years.
Burberry appoints new chief supply chain officerSubscription
Burberry has appointed Lacoste’s Jerome Le Bleis as its new chief supply chain officer, effective 1 January 2020.
Sweden-based lifestyle brand Gant has promoted Eleonore Säll to the role of executive vice-president global brand.
Kering appoints diversity chiefSubscription
Luxury fashion group Kering has appointed Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as its new chief diversity, inclusion and talent officer.
Asos reveals new board members Subscription
Asos has appointed four new non-executive directors, including Luke Jensen, CEO of Ocado Solutions.
Seraphine appoints new CEOSubscription
Maternity brand Seraphine’s chief operating officer, David Williams, has taken over from founder Cécile Reinaud as CEO.