Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp said Tadashi Yanai, founder and CEO of Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing, will resign as independent board member at the end of the month after 18 years on the job to focus on his fashion business.
Houston Rockets sneakers and other merchandise were pulled from several Nike stores in major Chinese cities amid the furor over a tweet from the team’s general manager in support of anti-government protests in Hong Kong.
London-based fashion brand Qasimi remains under family control. Following founder Khalid Al Qasimi’s death in July, the brand has announced that his twin sister Hoor Al Qasimi will take over as creative director.
A group of fashion designers, BFC ambassadors and industry leaders joined the British Fashion Council to launch its Fashion Studio Apprenticeship during a visit at Prendergast Vale School in Lewisham on Monday.