The French department store group, owner also of La Redoute, Royal Quartz Paris, Louis Pion, Mauboussin and BazarChic, has hired Sandra Weber, a corporate finance expert formerly with Swiss retail group Rallye.
Cross-border Commerce Europe, a cross-border commerce analyst, has ranked the top 100 most sustainable cross-border marketplaces in Europe. Top of the list, based on 10 factors, are Ebay, Etsy, Rakuten and Amazon.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
Nicolas Houzé, CEO of Galeries Lafayette and BHV for over 6 years, talks about his career in the family group in the latest LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast (in French), and also about his vision of luxury retail.
There may be a certain amount of scepticism around big company commitment to sustainability, but the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) said its members sourced more than 1m metric tonnes of Better Cotton in 2018.
On Monday, the French group (owner of Caroll and La Halle) announced the appointment of the former Brice boss to work alongside new president Patrick Puy, who led the group's comprehensive restructuring effort.