The New York-based lifestyle group announced the resignation of the Italian designer from its Stuart Weitzman footwear brand on Monday, citing unspecified workplace misconduct as the reason for the departure.
Brooks Running Company has already signed on to work with Superfeet Worldwide Inc.'s new US-based factory, Flowbuilt Manufacturing, whose capacities speed up the design-to-market process for in-line and custom sneakers.
Safilo has tapped eyewear veteran Stephen Wright as the new chief commercial officer for North America. Wright comes to his new role after serving in a series of leadership roles of increasing responsibility with VSP.
Alibaba has invested in luxury online wholesale fashion tech firm Ordre as the three-year-old company positions itself for major growth. Ordre said Alibaba is now “a strategic investor,” but the terms weren’t disclosed.
M&S has added experienced non-exec directors to its board as it prepares to deliver its latest results, with more store closures expected and potential demotion from the FTSE100 if its share price falls further.