El Corte Ingles is preparing to accept non-cash payments through the Alipay payment system across its store portfolio, following a new agreement with e-commerce company Alibaba to attract more Asian consumers.
VF Corporation has announced the appointment of Velia Carboni to the new position of Chief Digital Officer. Carboni will serve on the company's executive team and report to Chairman, President and CEO, Steve Rendle.
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop has quietly introduced its own private label activewear line called G. Sport. The lifestyle brand has rolled out a fifteen-piece collection of tops, bras and bottoms through several launch phases.
Sportswear retailer Sports Direct has increased its stake in department store chain Debenhams to 29.7 percent and is seeking to extend its relationship with the firm to "a strategic partnership", it said on Friday.
DC Shoes, Inc. has appointed footwear industry veteran Michael Minter as its Global Head of Marketing. Minter is tasked with marketing the brand's skate heritage story to a new streetwear and lifestyle inspired consumer.
Delta Galil has promoted Amy Price to senior vice president of its men's and active divisions. She will be based in the company's New York office and oversee all production, design, and sales for the divisions.