Bill George has been named chief executive officer of Freeman Beauty. George joins Freeman from Markwins North America, where he is credited with building the company into a major force in mass market beauty retailing. He takes over from Jon Achenbaum at Freeman who has left the company to spend more time with his family.
“What draws me here is the rich history. Freeman has incredible brands, passionate consumers and is a great trading partner,” George told WWD. “Coming into an organization whose brands have such great bones is a great place to build. We have an incredible foundation, product, people and [retail] partners.”
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018