Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world's richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China's 89-million-strong Communist Party. The billionaire's Communist bona fides were revealed by the People's Daily, the party's official mouthpiece, in an article […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has announced the appointment of John Soh as Vice President and General Manager of China, effective February 2019. In his new role, the company said, Soh will report to Doug Morse, Senior Vice President of Emerging Brands and APAC. “John’s long experience in footwear and […]

Peer-to-peer second hand e-tailer Poshmark has appointed Steven Tristan Young as its first chief marketing officer, as it continues to expand its executive leadership team to assist with its accelerated growth. Young, a marketing leader and brand strategist for high-growth startups and Fortune 500 companies, […]

Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Troy Sicotte to serve as Vice President of Sales, North America for the Mountain Hardwear brand, effective October 22, 2018. In his new role, the company said, Sicotte will be based at Mountain Hardwear’s headquarters in Richmond, California, where he will develop […]

Along with its third quarter results, L Brands also announced the appointment of John Mehas as the new CEO of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie, effective early 2019, replacing Jan Singer, who recently resigned. “John is an outstanding retail merchant and we could not be more excited for him to lead Victoria’s […]

J.Crew announced through a press statement on Saturday morning that its current chief executive officer, James Brett, is stepping down. Brett had only held the role for 16 months. The former West Elm leader joined J.Crew in 2017 after its previous chief executive Mickey Drexler resigned following a […]

INTERVIEW Kenzo Takada, the Japanese designer who retired at the height of his colourful career nearly 20 years ago, wants to show the world how he came up with the pathbreaking designs that helped catapult a wave of Japanese creators onto the Paris stage. After years of taking time for himself, "I […]

Lucas Ossendrijver is no longer the Creative Director of menswear at Lanvin. The fashion house announced the Dutch fashion designer is stepping down from the role he’s held for 14 years. “Lucas Ossendrijver helped the [fashion] house to enter an era of elegant minimalism that set the label apart from […]

Vestiaire Collective has appointed Maximilian Bittner as CEO. The company said, he will succeed Sébastien Fabre, the co-founder of Vestiaire Collective, from January 1, 2019. Fabre, the company added, will remain a Director of the company and will continue to play a key role in defining Vestiaire Collective’s […]

Saks Fifth Avenue Toronto has announced the appointment of Gregory Boggan as the new Vice President, General Manager of the Canadian flagship. Gregory previously served as the assistant general manager of merchandising (AGMM) of Saks Fifth Avenue Houston since 2017. “Coming from an active, competitive […]

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