At the WWD/DNR Retail and Apparel CEO Summit two weeks ago, key industry leaders discussed turbulent times and their strategies for growth in the current economic climate. Read on to learn more about their perspectives and insights, from Allen I. Questrom’s recipe for surviving the economic downturn to Alber Elbaz’s thoughts on the creative process.
This story first appeared in the November 11, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
The Big Fix: Allen I. Questrom’s Recipe for Survival in Turbulent Times
Burberry’s Angela Ahrendt: Redefining The Vision
Alber Elbaz: An Emotional Pitch
Urban Outfitters’ Glen Senk: Risky Business
William L. McComb: Forget the Politics
Leadership Panel: Clear Channels
Natori’s Family Matters
Patrizio di Marco: Go Your Own Way
Net-a-Porter and Natalie Massenet: Computer Chic
A Fashionable Impression in Russia