How Aldo Bensadoun Became a Billionaire

Aldo Bensadoun | Source: Courtesy

NEW YORK, United States — Aldo Bensadoun, who founded the Aldo Group in 1972 selling wooden clogs in Canada, is the sole owner of the Aldo Group’s two shareholding entities. The retailer now has a value of $1.7 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, making Aldo’s executive chairman, Bensadoun, a billionaire.

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Tamara Hill-Norton of Sweaty Betty on Seizing the Opportunity in Activewear

Tamara Hill-Norton, founder of Sweaty Betty | Source: Sweaty Betty

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, a series highlighting the personal and professional journeys of fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs, BoF speaks with Tamara Hill-Norton of Sweaty Betty, one of the first companies to see and seize the opportunity in activewear.

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Burberry Designer CEO Shows Shift to Creatives in Luxury

Burberry Spring/Summer 2014 | Source: Burberry

LONDON, United Kingdom — For years, fashion and luxury-goods companies have resisted putting creative and commercial control in one pair of hands. With the appointment of Christopher Bailey as chief executive officer, Burberry Group Plc aims to prove it can make the formula work.

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