Watches of Switzerland has restructured its top management team due to the impending retirement of its COO Tony Broderick. Craig Bolton has been prompted to oversee the UK unit while David Hurley runs the US arm.
Watches of Switzerland is using the redesigned lower level of its flagship store in New York’s SoHo to host a sneaker and watches exhibition with Stadium Goods as it continues to build its reputation in the US market.
As Billabong Europe’s staff is completing the move to Boardriders's European offices in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France, Dave Tanner, CEO of the board sports group, talked to FashionNetwork.com about the group’s future plans.
The American finance giant has raised its equity stake in the Beaverton group (Nike, Jordan, Converse). With a new stake of 6.1%, it has positioned itself as the second largest stockholder after the Vanguard group.