SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileFriday night got off to an early start, with a mad dash to make it to the Silver Dollar in time to catch Little Scream, who was scheduled to go on at 8 pm. The club was all but dead when I walked in, though Pop Montreal chief Dan Seligman (aka the man who co programmed the showcase with local promoter Dan Burke, who’s something of a crazy legend in Toronto) was wandering around, looking like he wanted to drag strangers from the street into the venue to flesh out the crowd.When Little Scream finally took the stage around 8:17, I kinda understood his frustration. She’s an artist in the same vein as Scout Niblett, Patti Smith and Cat Power a ferocious singer who uses her voice as an amorphous instrument, shifting from tenderly soulful purring into wordless cries that serve as sharp punctuation marks in her melodies.
Is still the start of everything and I still know where I need to get going, he added. Think that I made it. No. FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the exterior of a branch of Marks and Spencer in central London, Britain, November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleThe moves follow the appointment in October of Jill McDonald, the former boss of bikes to car parts chain Halfords, as its clothing and home managing director.Reporting to Chief Executive Steve Rowe, McDonald has been tasked with delivering the sustained sales and profit growth that has eluded Britain biggest clothing retailer for a decade.She has decided to merge the retailer womenswear and kidswear teams a move to attract more families to M appointing Jill Stanton to the new role of womenswear and kidswear director.Stanton, formerly of Next, Dewhirst, Nike and most recently Old Navy, will start in July.M also named Wes Taylor, Burton managing director for 11 years, as its new menswear director, starting in May.crystal clear on the challenge. We must become more relevant to more people offering the right products at the right prices to appeal to our core customers and attract new ones, said McDonald.Ferrer, design director since 2015, is moving to Amsterdam to be with her family, while Earl, style director since 2012, is stepping down from her commercial role but will continue to work in an advisory capacity.M also said Michael Kerr, currently menswear and kidswear director, was leaving the retailer after 35 years.It said Laura Charles has been promoted to the new position of lingerie director, while home director Neil Harrison will also take on responsibility for beauty..