Marc Jacobs Talks Tabloids and Makeup at WWD’s Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

Last night at New York’s Plaza Hotel, WWD gathered designers and CEOs for the opening night dinner of its two-day Apparel & Retail CEO Summit. The evening was headlined by a talk with Marc Jacobs, during which the designer fielded questions about his lack of recent tabloid coverage (“Well, not since Kanye and Kim are [pregnant]…I guess … Read more Marc Jacobs Talks Tabloids and Makeup at WWD’s Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

Qatar’s Aura Lifestyle Group appoints divisions CEO

Aura Lifestyle Group CEO Charbel Manna for Aura Hospitality Food & Services and Aura Entertainment divisions. Qatari hospitality, entertainment and retail company Aura Lifestyle Group has promoted Charbel Mhanna from general manager to CEO, responsible for its internal divisions Aura Hospitality Food & Services and Aura Entertainment. The move is aimed at further accelerating the Aura Group’s rapid expansion and growth in the region. … Read more Qatar’s Aura Lifestyle Group appoints divisions CEO

Nintendo Switch will have a ‘wider array’ of new hardware accessories, says CEO

Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima has hinted that there’s more to the company’s upcoming console, the Switch, than it revealed in the brief video introduction last week. “By no means was that everything,” Kimishima told Bloomberg, suggesting that the tablet-style core unit and detachable controllers are part of a larger hardware initiative. “It may be appropriate to … Read more Nintendo Switch will have a ‘wider array’ of new hardware accessories, says CEO

Debenhams names new CEO

Debenhams, British multinational retailer, has roped in Amazon fashion Europe’s vice chairman Sergio Bucher, as its new CEO, effective October 2016. He will be changing Michael Sharp, who is stepping down from his post of Debenhams’ CEO on June 24, 2016. Commenting on Bucher’s appointment, Ian Cheshire, Chairman – Debenhams averred, “Following a rigorous recruitment … Read more Debenhams names new CEO