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American Apparel Lays Off 2,400 Workers

American Apparel workers reported to the company’s Los Angeles factory Monday to pick up their final checks.

clock 18hKari Hamanaka

Business

Marco Gobbetti to Join Burberry as Executive Chairman, and CEO

Gobbetti will join the company on Jan. 27, as executive chairman, Asia-Pacific and Middle East until July 4, when he will become ceo.

clock January 16, 2017Samantha Conti

Business

Hermès to Open Meatpacking District Store

The neighborhood is constantly in a state of flux.

clock 8hSharon Edelson

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American Apparel

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American Apparel Layoffs Total 2,400

Workers reported to the company’s downtown Los Angeles factory Monday, instructed to form a line outside its former retail store to pick up their final checks.

clock 18hKari Hamanaka

Marco Gobbetti

Human Resources

Marco Gobbetti to Join Burberry as Executive Chairman, and Later CEO

Gobbetti will take up his role as ceo in July.

clock January 16, 2017Samantha Conti

Human Resources

Financo to Host 27th Annual CEO Forum

Brent Knudsen will lead Financo’s West Coast office in San Francisco.

clock January 16, 2017Vicki M. Young

American Apparel Los Angeles

Human Resources

Sources: American Apparel Workers Brace for Mass Layoffs Monday

The wind down is rumored to have begun Friday, with a significant number of layoffs expected Monday as workers report for their shifts.

clock January 15, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Kevin Carrigan joins Ralph Lauren.

Human Resources

Kevin Carrigan Takes Creative Role at Ralph Lauren

The former Calvin Klein creative director will oversee the women’s Lauren and Chaps collections.

clock January 13, 2017Jessica Iredale

Emilie Rubinfeld

Human Resources

Carolina Herrera Names Emilie Rubinfeld President

Rubinfeld succeeds Francois Kress, who has left the company.

clock January 13, 2017Jessica Iredale

Francois Kress said to be leaving Carolina Herrera as ceo.

Human Resources

Ceo Exiting Carolina Herrera: Sources

Francois Kress is said to be leaving the company, which recently settled a lawsuit with Oscar de la Renta and designer Laura Kim.

clock January 13, 2017Evan Clark

Human Resources

Lisa Pomerantz to Return to Bottega Veneta

The Michael Kors executive is to be named chief marketing officer of the Italian brand.

clock January 12, 2017WWD Staff

Human Resources

Ralph Lauren Hires Katie Ioanilli for Global Corporate Communications

It’s a new role, reporting to Stefan Larsson.

clock January 12, 2017Jessica Iredale

Fossil Group CES 2017 Las Vegas

Human Resources

Fossil Hits Reset With Layoffs, Store Closures

The watch and accessories company confirmed it recently closed some stores and this week made cuts at its headquarters amid a multiyear turnaround plan.

clock January 11, 2017Kari Hamanaka

From the Carlisle brand.

Human Resources

Fred Tutino Named Creative Director at Carlisle Etcetera

Tutino will oversee design, merchandising and product development for both the Carlisle and Etcetera lines.

clock January 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

Stephane Maquaire

Human Resources

Swiss Department Store Manor Taps Stéphane Maquaire as CEO

The Monoprix veteran had been ousted from French retail group Vivarte in October.

clock January 11, 2017Robert Williams

Human Resources

Remodista Discloses Its 2017 Women to Watch List

The think tank will offer a subscription model for its research later this year.

clock January 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Kirk Palmer, Alex Montefalco and Caroline Pill.

Human Resources

Kirk Palmer Associates Expands Search Practice

Two key executives, Caroline Pill and Alex Montefalco have been hired to expand the 30-year-old executive search practice.

clock January 10, 2017David Moin

Antonio Burrello

Human Resources

Salvatore Ferragamo Taps Antonio Burrello

The former Ermenegildo Zegna alum is Ferragamo’s new group marketing and communications director.

clock January 9, 2017Luisa Zargani

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