Jim Seuss has had one objective since being named Cole Haan's chief executive officer two years ago — redefining the company.
He plans an aggressive retail rollout, updated product assortment and has even launched an initiative to collaborate with avant-garde designers. Industry sources estimated the Nike Inc.-owned brand's volume in the U.S. at $450 million, with the retail segment comprising $200 million in sales.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"