NEW YORK — Michael Gould, the former Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief executive officer, wears his passion for the business on his sleeve.
So it was no surprise that when speaking candidly at the Fashion Group International’s “tastemakers” breakfast at the 21 Club here Tuesday, Gould spoke up for having concessions in department stores as he referred to the Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship as “a mall,” and described Nordstrom as “the anomaly of all” in its ability to sell price points spanning those seen at Neiman Marcus down to Macy’s.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)