Women leaders in the textile industry share expertise and encouragement

More women than ever now own textile companies, and Industrial Fabric Association International’s (IFAI) recent Women in Textiles Summit brought together many of these business leaders to share their unique expertise within a highly specialized industry. This year’s inaugural summit, held March 6–8 in Savannah, Ga., facilitated what IFAI President and CEO Steve Schiffman calls … More Women leaders in the textile industry share expertise and encouragement

Shanghai Fashion Week attracts American brands seeking growth in China

By guest author by Danny Parisi from Glossy Twenty-two years ago, Nicole Miller held her first fashion show in China. At the time, she characterized the market as conservative and “not very established.” But now the market looks very different. “All of the world’s eyes are now on China,” said Bud Konheim, CEO of Nicole … More Shanghai Fashion Week attracts American brands seeking growth in China

Social ties bind CEO, Directors at Victoria’s Secret Parent

Activist investor argues board lacks independence from CEO Leslie Wexner, who has run the company for more than five decades By guest author Khadeeja Safdar from Wall Street Journal. She covers the U.S. retail industry, including brick-and-mortar chains and e-commerce players. She joined the Journal in 2013 after graduating from Columbia University. For decades, Leslie … More Social ties bind CEO, Directors at Victoria’s Secret Parent