The Milan fashion and accessories show will return in phygital format with the WSM event on June 19-21, and is set to welcome back its participants in person on September 23-26 in the city’s Tortona Fashion District.
On June 1, Hubert Hinterseher will take over from Michael Lämmermann, the German sport group’s CFO since 2013. Arne Freundt, currently head of EMEA, has instead been promoted to the post of chief commercial officer.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
In a further sign of how important environmental, social, and governance-linked (ESG) issues are these days, lifestyle retailer Joules has announced a renewal of its funding deal with a strong ESG element included.
Gym+Coffee is flexing for expansion and improved visibility. The Irish athleisure brand has hired the Mongoose marketing agency “to raise awareness of the brand and build on its global community in Europe”.
E-tail giant Zalando swung to a profit in Q1 and is expecting general merchandise value growth of up to 36% this financial year after a stellar start to 2021 in which GMV grew as much as 55.6% to €3.2 billion.