By  on August 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Guess chief executive officer Victor Herrero is never one to dance around questions about the business. He accepts them and answers them in full — as he did in a wide-ranging conversation on what Guess is doing on the technology, consumer experiences and product fronts as the denim firm — with $2.4 billion in net revenue for the year ended Feb. 3 —  continues to course correct.

There’s plenty that’s been happening outside of the firestorm and media frenzy that erupted in February when Kate Upton lodged allegations of sexual harassment against cofounder and chief creative officer Paul Marciano. The company, after forming a special committee to investigate Upton’s and others’ allegations, said in June its investigation reached a conclusion that included $500,000 in settlements and Marciano stepping down as executive chairman. Marciano, at the time, also indicated to the board he would not renew his contract and will transfer his existing duties to Herrero by Jan. 30.

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