British department store Debenhams has opened two new locations in its biggest international region, the Middle East. The franchise openings take the retailer's presence to eight countries in the region.
The French sportswear label has co-opted to its executive board Catherine Spindler, formerly in charge of the French market at Vente Privée, and Jean-Louis Delamarre, who has been with Lacoste since 2014.
Ispo Group has appointed Jeanette Loos to the newly-created role of global head. In this new position, Loos will be responsible for driving the strategic development of all aspects of the sports trade fair.
British retailer Sports Direct has barred media from attending its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday where majority owner Mike Ashley faces shareholder opposition to his re-election as a director.