Finding the Right Fit: Barneys’ Socol Quits, No Clear Successor

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One of the plum jobs in American retailing has just opened up — but it's rife with challenges. Howard Socol, chairman, president and ceo of Barneys confirmed recent speculation and said he will retire from the specialty chain at the end of June.

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