Spanish fashion retailer Mango has announced two new additions to its management team. César de Vicente has been appointed as retail director and David Guttiérez has been appointed as director of human resources.
El Corte Ingles is now the largest online retailer in Spain after Amazon and Alibaba. The Spanish retailer will open an official flagship store on Tmall, the e-commerce platform run by Alibaba, by the end of the year.
The Spanish brand has announced an online partnership with a high-profile department store chain, as well as the opening of three concessions. Mango is also considering opening a flagship store in Miami or New York.
The creative director of Carolina Herrera, Wes Gordon, has insisted that the brand’s Resort 2020 collection pays homage to the “cultural wealth” of Mexico, after being accused of cultural appropriation.
After three consecutive years of falling sales, revenues grew by 1.8% in 2018, while online sales jumped 30%. The company’s general manager also announced a 17% improvement in EBITDA to 135 million euros.
Mango is bolstering its senior team with the appointment of Diego Sebastián as director of customer experience and retail innovation. The former Apple executive will join the Spanish fashion company this week.
The fashion brand dressed its long-time ambassador Sofía Sanchez de Betak in an orange dress for the 2019 Met Gala. The gown is part of a capsule collection that is launching in selected stores and online this Tuesday.