Denim brand Wrangler has named former Guess exec Rino Castiglione as president, succeeding Frans Van Zeeland. Castiglione joins VF Corporation, Wrangler’s parent company, from Guess where he was vice-president of the jeanswear division from June 2009. Prior to Guess he served as regional manager at […]

Gildan Activewear has appointed James Kehoe as Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Kehoe succeeds Laurence G. Sellyn, who is retiring from this position, he held since 1999. Kehoe’s appointment will be effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Sellyn will continue with Gildan […]

Hudson's Bay Co., owner of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor department stores, has tapped former chief executive of Toys 'R' Us Gerald 'Jerry' Storch as new chief executive. He is set to succeed the company's current CEO Richard Baker on January 6, 2015, who will remain on board as executive chairman […]

Deckers Brands has announced the appointment of Nelson Chan to the company's Board of Directors. Chan has a strong background in operational, financial and analytical management at fast growing organizations and brings valuable corporate governance and strategic insights to the company's board. The […]

Wolford, the luxury hosiery company, has confirmed Ashish Sensarma as its new chief executive. The Austrian company will see Sensarma head up the role in January and joins the company from luxury swimwear brand Vilebrequin where he was COO. He previously worked at Dutch retailer Mexx from when it was […]

French holding company Compagnie Financière Richemont has announced that Dr Frederick Mostert is set to resign from the Board of Directors and the Group Management Committee, effective from December 31, 2014. He steps down from his responsibilities, which include overseeing luxury online retailer […]

The Board of Directors of American Apparel has appointed veteran fashion executive Paula Schneider as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 5, 2015. This appointment follows the termination of Dov Charney, former President and Chief Executive Officer, for cause in accordance with the terms of his […]

Perry Ellis International has appointed Jane DeFlorio, a seasoned investment banker and former Managing Director in the US Retail and Consumer Group at Deutsche Bank Securities, as the company's Independent Director on Board, effective December 12, 2014. The appointment of DeFlorio follows the decision […]

Ports 1961, the designer subsidiary held by Hong Kong-based Chinese fashion retailer Ports Design, has appointed Natasa Cagalj as its creative director for women's wear. Cagalj, a Central Saint Martin graduate, is set to succeed Fiona Cibani, who previously held the position for the past four years. […]

REPORT Wolford said that it generated positive net earnings in the first half-year from May to October 2014 for the first time since 2011/12. Despite a decline of 2.9 percent, or 2.18 million euros (2.71 million dollars) in revenues to 72.63 million euros (90.3 million dollars), EBIT rose by more than […]