Lovisa was established in April 2010 and has quickly grown to be one of Australia’s leading specialist fast fashion jewellery retailers. It has over 500 stores across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, France, the US, the UK, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Switzerland and franchised stores in the Middle East (Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar).
Lovisa strives to be at the forefront of the fast fashion retail industry and pursuant to this mission, has developed a model that ensures trends are quickly identified and its target customers (being fashion conscious females aged 25-45) are provided with a broad, quality product range.
Lovisa has developed a vertically integrated business model, through which it develops, designs, sources and merchandises 100% of its Lovisa branded products.
Lovisa was founded by its Managing Director, Shane Fallscheer, and BB Retail Capital, an investment company established by successful retail entrepreneur Brett Blundy. It opened its first store in Chermside, Queensland in April 2010 and soon after began its international expansion.
Brett is one of Australia's most successful retailers. Along with being co-founder and substantial shareholder, Brett is also the Chairman and Founder of BB Retail Capital ("BBRC"), a private investment group with diverse global interests across retail, capital management, retail property, beef and other innovative ventures.
Brett's BBRC retail presence boasts a portfolio of more than 800 stores operating across more than 15 countries.
Brett is currently a non-executive director of Accent Group Limited (ASX : AX1) and Aventus Retail Property Fund (ASX : AVN).
Brett also sits on the Board of Directors of Human Longevity Inc..
Shane Fallscheer is the Managing Director and founder of Lovisa. He has 30 years of experience in retailing operations across Australia, UK and US markets.
Shane was previously in senior management roles with retailers including: General Manager, Sanity Australia; Chief Executive Officer, Sanity UK; Chief Executive Officer, Diva; and Global Retail Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Rip Curl USA.
James has over 30 years’ experience as a Director and an Executive in major multinational corporations in Australia and internationally. He was previously with Foster’s Group Limited as Managing Director Carlton & United Breweries and Managing Director Foster’s Asia. Prior to joining Foster’s, James spent six years in Hong Kong as President of Kraft Foods (Asia Pacific).
James is currently a non-executive Director of Navitas Ltd and a member of Global Coaching Partnership. Previously James was a Director of ASX listed JB Hi-Fi Limited, Trust Company Ltd, Pacific Brands and Tattersalls, a member of the Council of Xavier College and Chairman of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Victoria).
James holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Tracey joined BB Retail Capital in 1981 and is the nominated representative of BB Retail Capital on the Board of Lovisa. Over the past 36 years, she has held a number of senior executive positions across BB Retail Capital’s brands, including Chief Executive Officer of Sanity Entertainment.
Tracey is a Board-level advisor across the BB Retail Capital ("BBRC") portfolio bringing in-depth knowledge and expertise on retail operations and roll-out strategy.
Tracey was a founding shareholder of Lovisa in 2010, and has since been a senior advisor to the Company’s management team.
Tracey is currently a Director of BB Retail Capital Pty Limited, Bras N Things Pty Limited and BB Retail Property Pty Limited, and previously a Director of Aventus Capital Limited.
John is a career retailer and brings over 38 years’ experience in retailing operations in Australia. He was previously the founder and owner of Spendless Shoes Pty Ltd, a company he grew to 248 stores as well as a successful online site before selling to The Shoe Group in July 2019. He has served as a member of the Council of Wilderness School for 12 years (7 years as Chair), Saint Peter’s College for 5 years and is currently a member of the Finance and Infrastructure Committee of the University of Adelaide.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris brings over 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles in prominent Australian companies, most recently as Group General Manager Finance at listed department store retailer Myer Holdings Limited (ASX: MYR), where he spent 10 years in various finance roles. Prior to that, Chris spent a number of years at Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia’s largest telecommunications provider (ASX: TLS), after beginning his career at accounting and advisory firm KPMG.
Chris’ experience cuts across all areas of financial management and includes treasury management, equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, and ASX governance.
Chris is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
For all company announcements please visit www.asx.com.au and enter "LOV" to see Lovisa Holdings Limited full compliment of publications.
- Corporate Governance Statement 2021
- Lovisa Cultural Commitments
- Audit Business Risk and Compliance Committee Charter
- Board Charter
- Code of Conduct
- Communication Strategy
- Continuous Disclosure Policy
- Diversity Policy
- Modern Slavery Transparency Statement
- Policy on Non Audit Services
- People, Leadership, Remuneration and Nomination Committee Charter
- Policy for Dealing in Securities
- Workplace Gender Equality Report 2020 – 2021
- Workplace Gender Equality Report 2019 – 2020
- Workplace Gender Equality Report 2018 – 2019
- Workplace Gender Equality Report 2017-2018
- Workplace Gender Equality Report 2016 - 2017