Premier Retail, part of Solomon Lew's Premier Investments group, saw an earnings uptick of almost 11% in the first half of 2017, on the back of strong growth at stationer Smiggle and loungewear brand Peter Alexander.
Francesco Giannaccari has been appointed CEO of Anya Hindmarch with a brief to continue the British luxury bag brand’s international expansion. The comapny said “his extensive knowledge of operations” will be key.
As Christopher Bailey prepares to step down as Burberry CEO to focus on creativity, he is boosting his design team. Burberry told Fashion Network today that Sabrina Bonesi is new design chief, leathergoods and shoes.
Italian gentleman’s tailoring specialist Brioni – the brand that has dressed James Bond and Oscars winners - has named Fabrizio Malverdi to be its new CEO, turning to a highly experienced fellow Italian at a complicated moment for the historic house.
Upmarket clothing brand Jigsaw confirmed on Thursday the departure of retail director Karen Fuller after more than 32 years in the business. Kate Holt has been promoted to the role of omnichannel director.