A month after its spin-off from its parent company was scrapped, the Gap-owned brand has revealed that it will be exiting the Chinese market in the next few weeks, citing plans to refocus its international strategy.
London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park has signed up another major name with Tommy Hilfiger to open its first UK kids' outlet at the mall. The 1,387 sq ft unit will offer a range of clothing, footwear and accessories.
As it aims to expand while staying true to its principles, the B Corp-certified footwear company has announced the appointment of Old Navy president and chief creative officer Nancy Green to its board of directors.
H&M, Uniqlo, Gap and Starbucks among others have taken measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak in China, closing several branches in the Wuhan area and, in some cases, elsewhere in the country too.
Spread throughout the United States, Canada and the UK, the Gap stores were shuttered on Sunday, as part of the company's previously announced plans to close a total of 230 Gap stores over the next two years.
Stephen Sunnucks, who served as the chief executive officer of New Look for four years until a management buyout in 2004, will join the board of Celine Jersey Topco Limited as a non-executive director.
Last year, Gap, Pimkie and H&M left the Parisian mid-market commercial thoroughfare, while Parfois and Tezenis came in, ahead of JD Sports and the re-opening of the La Samaritaine shopping centre in spring 2020.