Frederick Lukoff, the long-time president of Stella McCartney, quits to become CEO of Dutch brand Scotch & Soda. A surprise move, barely one year after overseeing McCartney's buyback of 50% of her company from Kering.
Farfetch has made several changes to its senior management team. Kshitij Kumar has been appointed as the company’s first chief data officer, whilst Holli Rogers is to become its first chief brand officer.
After almost two years of strategic collaboration, Farfetch has finally launched a digital flagship store on JD.com. The move will give Farfetch a “‘Level 1 entry point on the JD.com app”, the companies said.
Farfetch launched its ‘Farfetch Communities’ initiative earlier this year with content curated by influencers, and now the shopping platform’s latest move involves content created in collaboration with brands.
Watches of Switzerland, the British retail group behind luxury chains including Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths, made its debut on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday with shares rising by 15% during the morning.