On Tuesday, contrary to expectations by industry observers and sources close to the retailer, it was revealed Karstadt’s interim chief executive officer, Kai-Uwe Weitz, would be leaving the company. Former labor director Weitz, along with chief financial officer Miguel Müllenbach, had moved into the director’s chair after new Karstadt ceo Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt resigned last July after less than six months. Müllenbach will now temporarily take over Weitz’s responsibilities, Karstadt said.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)