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Panerai's first and only chief executive officer, Angelo Bonati.

Watches

CEO Talks: Panerai’s Angelo Bonati on Retirement and Building the Brand

After 20 years, the luxury watch brand’s first and only ever chief executive officer retires at the end of March.

clock March 22, 2018Tiffany Ap

Jean-Marc Mansvelt, CEO of Chaumet

Fashion Features

CEO Talks: Chaumet’s Jean-Marc Mansvelt on Pushing History Forward

The chief executive officer is dusting off the high jeweler’s archives — and the house itself.

clock February 5, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Scott Malkin

Business Features

CEO Talks: Scott Malkin of Value Retail on Magic, Memories and the Joy of Discomfort

Quoting Emerson, Malkin believes that retail is more about the journey than the destination.

clock January 29, 2018Samantha Conti

Pier Paolo Righi, CEO of Karl Lagerfeld

Business Features

CEO Talks: Karl Lagerfeld’s Pier Paolo Righi

The executive is gearing up for another year of rapid growth, fueled by the brand’s collaboration with model-of-the-moment Kaia Gerber.

clock January 22, 2018Joelle Diderich

Fabio d'Angelantonio, CEO of Loro Piana.

Business Features

CEO Talks: Fabio d’Angelantonio on Loro Piana’s Past, Present and Future

The ceo joined in Sept. 2016 from Luxottica but his passion for the brand dates back two decades as a longtime customer.

clock December 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

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Sportswear

CEO Talks: Donna Carpenter of Burton Snowboards

The wife of founder Jake Burton Carpenter has helped the company become a champion for women’s issues and sustainability.

clock December 8, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Zulily cofounder and ceo Darrell Cavens

Retail

CEO TALKS: Darrell Cavens, Zulily

E-commerce guru Darrell Cavens talks about the multibillion-dollar potential in Zulily and why selling everything from mermaid tail blankets to True Religion jeans works.

clock November 15, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Raynald Aeschlimann

Designer and Luxury

CEO Talks: Omega’s Raynald Aeschlimann Gears Up

The Swiss watchmaker is targeting Millennials via Kaia Gerber and family, and tiptoeing toward online selling.

clock November 13, 2017Haig Simonian

Jean-Claude Biver

Fashion Features

CEO Talks: Jean-Claude Biver on Brand Coherence

The watch industry maverick stressed the importance of disruption, brand philosophy and listening to younger generations.

clock October 31, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Samsonite’s Ramesh Tainwala

Accessory Trends

CEO TALKS: Samsonite’s Ramesh Tainwala Sees Global Uptick in Travel as an Opportunity for Big Business

A cultural shift away from material purchases and in favor of experiences has buoyed the luggage industry.

clock October 19, 2017Misty White Sidell

Marc Lore

Technology

CEO TALKS: Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore on Innovation and Acquisitions

The exec wears two hats in the oversight of online activities of a huge retailer and the e-commerce site targeting urban Millennials.

clock October 9, 2017Sharon Edelson

Holli Rogers

Business Features

CEO Talks: Browns’ Holli Rogers on Keeping Romance Alive on the Shop Floor

As she builds the digital end, Rogers is also keen on preserving the passion — and traditions — at Browns.

clock October 5, 2017Samantha Conti

E.l.f. cosmetics

Business Features

CEO Talks: Tarang Amin, E.l.f. Beauty

One year after its IPO, E.l.f. Beauty is getting bigger — and faster.

clock September 25, 2017Allison Collins

Federico Marchetti

Business Features

CEO Talks: YNAP’s Federico Marchetti

The ceo of fashion e-tailer YNAP says he does “not look much in the rear window” as he continues to build the group, which in the first six months of the year surpassed sales of one billion euros.

clock September 20, 2017Luisa Zargani

Michael Kliger, president of mytheresa.com

Business Features

CEO Talks: Michael Kliger, President, Mytheresa.com

The online executive discusses the art — and efforts — required to keep today’s demanding luxury customers satisfied.

clock August 9, 2017Melissa Drier

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