Investment group Windsong Brands and the development office of Marvin Traub Associates have formed Falchi Holding, an entity that has taken over the rights for Carlos Falchi handbags, which could soon expand its domain beyond leather goods.
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. have announced that Ingo Wilts will join the Company as Creative Director, effective August 1, 2009. Mr. Wilts was previously the Senior Vice President and Creative Director for Hugo Boss.
The subsidiary of Italian group Marcolin, Marcolin USA, is welcoming Riccardo Cadorin as vice-president of sales. He will head up sales teams based in the USA for the label’s lines of luxury and casual sunglasses.
Patrice Louvet, currently P&G Global Prestige Products Vice President - Future Strategy and Growth, is making his way through the ranks. He will succeed Hartwig Langer to become President of Global Prestige Products as Mr Langer will retire on the 1st of January 2010.
The world's second-largest sporting goods maker Adidas will work on reducing its debt and strengthen its balance sheet to be able to pounce on to opportunities should they arise, its chief executive said.
Swatch Group's brand Swatch will be headed by Arlette-Elsa Emch who is taking over from Nicolas Hayek, allowing him to concentrate on the Breguet marque and other projects, a spokeswoman for the group said.
Gap Inc on Tuesday 5 May named returning company veteran Julie Rosen as senior vice president of merchandising for its Banana Republic brand, whose higher prices have turned off cost-conscious shoppers during the downturn.