Esprit Holdings


Human Resources

Esprit Appoints New Leadership Team With Mark Daley at Helm

New blood at the struggling brand with Daley coming from Billy Reid and Augustinus Bader.

clock December 28, 2020Tiffany Ap

An Esprit store.


Esprit Quits Asia, Keeping Mainland China JV Only

Fifty-six stores across Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau to be shut.

clock April 27, 2020Tiffany Ap

A Kaufhof department store in Hannover, Germany.


In Germany, Some Retailers and Brands See Insolvency as the Easiest Option

Despite a trillion euro rescue package, Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof and Esprit are among those who found it easier to head straight to court to file for Chapter 11-style protection.

clock April 3, 2020Cathrin Schaer



Esprit Reattempts China With Mulsanne Joint Venture

Currently, mainland China contributes just 3.7 percent of revenue for the brand.

clock December 1, 2019Tiffany Ap


Human Resources

Esprit Replaces CFO Thomas Tang

Johannes Georg Schmidt-Schultes will succeed Tang effective Oct. 21.

clock October 9, 2019Tiffany Ap

An Esprit store.

Human Resources

Esprit Names Mia Ouakim as Chief Product Officer

Most recently in charge of Tommy Hilfiger menswear, Ouakim faces the challenge of redefining the Esprit aesthetic.

clock November 30, 2018Tiffany Ap



Esprit Sets New Direction: Simplifying Brand, Cutting Staff

The struggling brand said it would drastically cut staff at its headquarters and simplify its assortment to turn around the company.

clock November 26, 2018Evan Clark

An Esprit store in Germany, one of the few markets the company still sells well in.


Esprit Hints at New Strategy to Focus on Basics

“When we ask consumers what the brand stands for, nobody really knows,” said ceo Anders Kristiansen.

clock September 18, 2018Marianna Cerini

An Esprit store.


Esprit CEO Calls Expected Loss ‘Very Disappointing’

A weak underlying business, store closure costs and accounting changes spell difficulty for the retailer.

clock June 21, 2018Tiffany Ap

An Esprit advertisement.

Human Resources

Esprit Searches for New Chief Product Officer

Another major move signals a different era at the brand, soon to welcome a new ceo.

clock May 14, 2018Tiffany Ap

An Esprit store.


Esprit to Halt Australian, New Zealand Operations

The region’s 67 points of sale are loss-making.

clock May 2, 2018Tiffany Ap

Jose Manuel Martinez Gutierrez

Human Resources

Still Floundering, Esprit Opts for New CEO

José Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez is leaving with former New Look boss Anders Kristiansen to take over the role.

clock March 21, 2018Tiffany Ap


Fashion Scoops

Struggling Esprit to Shut Hong Kong Flagship and Causeway Bay Location

Its Peking Road store was unable to draw shoppers across the road from Harbour City, according to source.

clock January 26, 2018Tiffany Ap

An Esprit store in Hong Kong.


Esprit Warns Investors of Expected Half-Year Loss, Citing China Slowdown

The sportswear brand is struggling in the face of shopping and industry changes.

clock January 25, 2018Kali Hays

The IPE Green Supply Chain Map.


Green Supply Chain Map Exposes China as Worst of Factory Polluters

Two environmental organizations collaborated on a map linking apparel brands to their Chinese factories.

clock January 3, 2018Sharon Edelson

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