• J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after under two years

    25 days ago - By Fashion United

    J.Crew announced through a press statement on Saturday morning that its current chief executive officer, James Brett, is stepping down.
    Brett had only held the role for 16 months.
    The former West Elm leader joined J.Crew in 2017 after its previous chief executive Mickey Drexler resigned following a long sales slump.
    Before Brett's term, J.Crew had been criticized for its unaffordability and impracticality. The brand took a significant turn in the last 16 months, adding size inclusivity, reducing prices and selling its Mercantile collection on Amazon. Last quarter, J.Crew had announced its...
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  • J.Crew and CEO James Brett part ways

    J.Crew and CEO James Brett part ways

    25 days ago - By Fashion United

    J.Crew is parting ways with CEO James Brett, who has been in the role just 16 months. Brett reportedy did not see eye to eye with the board and company leader Mickey Drexler, with the Wall Street Journal stating Drexler did not want to expand the brand to Amazon, a move which could be considered to 'cheapen' it.
    No new leader has been announced, with the company's management team of
    Michael Nicholson, Adam Brotman, Lynda Markoe and Libby Wadle taking charge of operations.
    In recent seasons J.Crew has struggled at connecting with customers and rebuilding its sales. Brett introduced entry...
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