Robert Atkinson, former vice president of investor relations at Tween Brands, has joined Fort Myers, Fla.-based Chico’s FAS in the same position. He succeeds Michael Smith, who has left the firm to pursue other opportunities.
Atkinson, who worked in investor relations capacities at Equitable Resources before joining Tween nine years ago, reports to Kent Kleeberger, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Chico’s.
Chico's operates 1,073 women's specialty stores under the Chico's, White House | Black Market and Soma Intimates brands.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)