Fickle teens are leading to insecurity in the executive ranks of youth retailers, who’ve seen a series of management shake-ups as the sector attempts to get back into growth mode after a weak, highly promotional 2010.
Since the start of the year Hot Topic Inc. and The Wet Seal Inc. have appointed new chief executive officers and American Eagle Outfitters Inc. has revealed plans to do so, while Mindy Meads stepped down as co-ceo of Aéropostale Inc. in December, leaving the role of sole ceo to Thomas Johnson.
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