Mary Barra is set to become the first female CEO of a U.S. automaker in history. Here's a look at this CEO shake-up, as well as some of the other great leadership transitions of 2013.
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Michael Kors Wavers After Breakout, Still In Buy Area
Fifth & Pacific dropped Juicy Couture earlier this year and now Lucky Brand is going, leaving just Kate Spade standing.
Abercrombie & Fitch's board could learn a thing or two from the board at Lululemeon, starting with getting one thing straight: The board controls the CEO, not the other way around -- no matter who the CEO is, how long he or she has been in the job or even if they founded the company. That's the moral of the story at Lululemon, where controversial founder Chip Wilson is stepping down as chairman in conjunction with the arrival of Laurent Potdevin, the president of Tom's Shoes, as CEO. The move comes as Lululemon, fresh from a CEO revolving door, attempts to revive its growth. Compare that with Abercrombie, where longtime CEO Michael Jeffries just received a year-long extension of his contract even though the company's growth and stock have been in freefall.
Michael Kors is on fire, will the blaze continue into the holiday season?
Exports for China rose by 12.7% in November, which means more business for Boeing, Caterpillar and its competitors BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
The Scarlet Knights accepted an invitation to play Notre Dame in the Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl, and football coach Kyle Flood fired three assistants.
Despite all the worry that Michael Kors might be taking market share from Coach, it still has a stronghold in China, but will brand dilution wipe out any strength in international markets?
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With some analysts projecting a weak holiday shopping season, investors should focus on companies with strong brand recognition like Michael Kors.
The World Cup draw put the U.S. in a group with No. 2-ranked Germany (possibly the best team in the world). It also put them in the same shark tank as Ghana (the team that eliminated the U.S. in the 2010 ...
That duality is personified by the company's leaders, old and new: Chairman and CEO Lew Frankfort and President and Chief Commercial Officer Victor Luis, who is set to take the baton from Frankfort in January. A 34-year veteran at Coach (COH), Frankfort built the company into a $16 billion global retailer of handbags and accessories. Seated in a small, white conference room at Coach's New York headquarters, Frankfort, 67, dressed in slacks, vest, and an open-collar shirt, fairly crackles with charisma and energy.