High-end e-tail giant Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Nisreen Shocair as its CEO, Middle East. She joins with “extensive global retail and e-commerce expertise, holding senior positions in the UAE and New York”.
Trading stayed challenging at M&S in Q3 with the retail giant reporting just a 0.2% like-for-like sales rise and a total UK sales fall of 0.6%. Yet while Clothing & Home was down, at least the rate of decline slowed.
John Lewis had a shock announcement on Thursday with news that Paula Nickolds will be leaving the business next month. But less of a surprise was the fact that festive trading figures were down, albeit not by much.
As CGO, Haloulos will focus on building and expanding the Rodan & Fields brand, leading a team focused on global innovation, brand and digital marketing, corporate strategy and insights, and global strategy.
Beiersdorf, which owns brands Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie, has partnered with the AI business Insilico Medicine -- which develops end-to-end drug discovery pipelines -- to carry out computer-simulated skin research.
The French cosmetics group has appointed Cheryl Vitali, former head of the Kiehl’s brand, to the new position of global president of luxe American brands. She will be succeeded in her previous role by Leonardo Chavez.