American Apparel Names Schneider CEO, Terminates Founder Charney

Dov Charney at a Los Angeles rally | Source: Reuters

American Apparel Inc. named retail-industry veteran Paula Schneider as its next chief executive officer and completed the termination of founder Dov Charney, who was initially removed from the CEO job in June for misconduct.

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Abercrombie’s Next CEO Will Have to Revamp Outdated Brand, Again

Abercrombie & Fitch store | Source: Shutterstock

The company, which announced the departure of longtime Chief Executive Officer Mike Jeffries yesterday, needs a successor who can appeal to today’s teens in an industry suffering from e-commerce competition and shrinking foot traffic.

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Abercrombie CEO’s Eccentricities Contributed to His Downfall

Abercrombie & Fitch | Source: Abercrombie & Fitch

Mike Jeffries’s widely anticipated retirement as Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s chief executive officer brings to a close the career of an executive who’d become as well known for his eccentricities as his management chops.

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US Consumers Warm to Wearable Tech, Europeans Cooler

Opening Ceremony and Intel's MICA | Photo: Collier Schorr

Consumers are warming to the idea that wearing a computer on their wrists or clothing may not be the fashion faux pas that early clunky prototypes led many to fear, with 2015 poised to be a breakout for the much-hyped trend.

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