Follow the Leader

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Amid the current dismal economy, industry heavyweights gathered at the annual WWD/DNR CEO Summit all stressed one secret ingredient: strong leadership.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Allen I. Questrom

Human Resources

The Big Fix

Allen I. Questrom’s recipe for survival in turbulent times.

clock November 12, 2008David Moin

Angela Ahrendts

Business Features

Follow the Leader: WWD/DNR CEO Summit Special Report

The WWD/DNR Retail/Apparel CEO Summit Report details the two-day, by-invitation-only event featuring keynote presentations, case studies, and panel discussions.

clock November 12, 2008WWD Staff

Angela Ahrendts

Marketing and Promotion

Burberry: Redefining the Vision

Angela Ahrendts guides the iconic Burberry brand into tomorrow.

clock November 12, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Alber Elbaz

Human Resources

Alber Elbaz: An Emotional Pitch

Alber Elbaz discusses the creative process and fashion in the modern world.

clock November 12, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Glen Senk


Urban Outfitters: Risky Business

Glen Senk asserts there’s no ‘playing it safe’ at Urban Outfitters.

clock November 12, 2008Sharon Edelson

William L. McComb


Forget the Politics

Liz Claiborne’s William L. McComb says managing a turnaround starts with attitude.

clock November 12, 2008Whitney Beckett

Matthew Rubel, Roger Farah and Joshua Bekenstein.


Leadership: Clear Channels

Farah, Rubel, Bekenstein: Effective communication enhances the organization.

clock November 12, 2008Evan Clark

Josie Natori

Marketing and Promotion

Josie Natori: Family Matters

With advice and help from her father, husband and son, Josie Natori keeps her lifestyle brand focused.

clock November 12, 2008Karyn Monget

Bonnie Brooks and Marvin Traub


The Economy on Tap

Execs talk economy at cocktail event.

clock November 12, 2008WWD Staff

Patrizio di Marco, Bottega Veneta

Designer and Luxury

Go Your Own Way

Bottega Veneta’s Patrizio di Marco urges companies to find their own voice.

clock November 12, 2008David Lipke

Natalie Massenet


Computer Chic

Natalie Massenet and Net-a-porter bring the store to the customer.

clock November 12, 2008Cate T. Corcoran

Vittorio Radice

Marketing and Promotion

Vittorio Radice: Italian Reinventor

Vittorio Radice is on a mission to restore La Rinascente to the world of high fashion.

clock November 12, 2008Jean E. Palmieri

Alla Verber

Marketing and Promotion

Russia: A Fashionable Impression

Alla Verber of Mercury Distribution says Russians’ brand awareness has vaulted in recent years.

clock November 12, 2008David Moin

Wendy Liebmann


Rearranging Priorities

WSL’s Wendy Liebmann says focusing on customers is key.

clock November 12, 2008Evan Clark


Today's Must Read

Love Beauty and Planet


Unilever Beauty Sales Climb 3.1% in Q1

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Social Studies