• Troubled Aeropostale Rehires Former CEO
    Bloomberg - Aug 19
    Aeropostale Inc. (ARO) rose the most in almost three months after the struggling kids and teen apparel chain said Julian Geiger has returned as chief executive officer. Thomas Johnson agreed with the board to step down as... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Tory Burch’s Personal Touch
    Fast Company - Aug 19
    "We're a little behind," Tory Burch says. Eighteen hours before her fall/winter 2014 show, as Soul II Soul thumps from the speakers in the designer's Manhattan showroom, seamstresses rush around, lips pursed around straight... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Raising Money At $10B...
    Business Insider - Aug 19
    Elon Musk's private space transportation company SpaceX is raising new funding, and TechCrunch reports that its valuation is approaching $10 billion. The new investment is rumored to include a $200 million secondary... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Sprint CEO Hits Gas On Price Overhaul
    CNET - Aug 19
    Sprint's new CEO, Marcelo Claure, has made good on his promise to get aggressive on pricing in an effort to draw new customers to the troubled wireless operator. On Monday the company announced its first-ever family share... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • GameStop CEO Treated For Cancerous Brain Tumor
    ABC News - Aug 19
    GameStop Corp. said Tuesday that its CEO, Paul Raines, had surgery last week to remove a cancerous brain tumor. The video game retailer said the tumor was "very small" and found early. The prognosis for a full recovery is... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Zafgen CEO: You’ve Got Obesity All Wrong
    CNBC - Aug 19
    Tom Hughes wants to change the way you think about obesity. As the chief executive officer of Zafgen, a company developing a weight-loss medicine that went public in June, he has reason to. But he argues the evidence just... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • YouTube CEO Is About To Take High-Profile Maternity...
    Fast Company - Aug 18
    This week, new YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed in an interview with Re/code that she is expecting her fifth child in December. As she recently told Fast Company, work and motherhood are inextricably linked for her, and... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Larry Page Uses The ‘Toothbrush Test’ To Make...
    NYT - Aug 18
    When deciding whether Google should spend millions or even billions of dollars in acquiring a new company, its chief executive, Larry Page, asks whether the acquisition passes the toothbrush test: Is it something you will... Read »
    1 day ago
  • The Founder Of Digg Is Trying Something New, Again
    Mashable - Aug 18
    Kevin Rose, the mind behind former Internet powerhouse Digg, will scale back his time with Google Ventures to pursue a new startup. Rose's new company is called North Technologies, and details are still scarce. The... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Reckitt CEO Rakesh Kapoor Makes His Name
    Bloomberg - Aug 18
    Replacing a much-heralded chief executive officer isn’t easy. Nobody told Rakesh Kapoor. Since his surprise appointment as Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB/) CEO three years ago, Kapoor has won over many who doubted he... Read »
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  • Kinder Morgan CEO Wins Big In Deal
    WSJ - Aug 18
    When Kinder Morgan Inc.'s chief executive announced a $44 billion deal to consolidate four related pipeline companies, he stressed the benefits for shareholders, including increased dividends from the surviving... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Besomebody Founder Matches Passion With Profit
    USA Today - Aug 18
    You've probably heard about the "sharing" economy, where people share their homes, cars and time with others, and earn money while doing it. Kash Shaikh is a pioneer in the "passion" economy, where people share and teach... Read »
    1 day ago
  • The CEO Of Williams-Sonoma On Blending Instinct With...
    HBR - Aug 15
    The Idea: Thanks to its catalog heritage, the retailer was well positioned to collect and use data from customers and other sources. Now it has reorganized to take its analytics to a whole new level. As I walk each day... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Catching Up With The Creator Of Yo
    Yahoo! - Aug 15
    You might remember Yo, the iOS and Android app whose only function is to send your contact list push notifications that said “Yo.” It went viral in June, when the Internet learned that it was worth an obscene $1 million,... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 23andME CEO Anne Wojcicki ‘We Are Going For...
    Forbes - Aug 15
    After spending seven months in the Food & Drug Administration’s penalty box, the consumer genetics testing firm 23andMe recently submitted a new health-related test for FDA approval. It was a significant step following... Read »
    4 days ago