Tag: Ceos-behaving-badly

Abercrombie Cans Discriminatory CEO

By Chris Hoenig In the end, Mike Jeffries’ discriminating tastes cost him his job. Jeffries is stepping down as the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch effective immediately. His ouster comes as the once desirable clothing line has faded behind lower-priced competitors, its popularity dropping like a rock. “I believe now…

Abercrombie Removes Mike Jeffries as Chairman

By Albert Lin Jeffries, Martinez Abercrombie & Fitch has removed embattled CEO Mike Jeffries from his role as Chairman, but Jeffries will remain on the board and continue to run the company as CEO. Former Sears, Roebuck and Co. Chairman and CEO Arthur Martinez has been installed as Chairman, effective…

Racial Profiling Latest: Barneys Blames NYPD; Cop Sues Macy's

By Chris Hoenig Photo courtesy SeanPavonePhoto / Shutterstock.com The finger-pointing in the increasingly public racial-profiling claims at major New York City retailers is now going both ways, with Barneys blaming the NYPD and a former NYPD officer claiming to be a victim of profiling at Macy’s. Attorney Michael Yaki, who…

New Claims of Racial Profiling Against Major Retailers

By Chris Hoenig Barneys is facing lawsuits after two recent claims of racial profiling, but it may not be the onlyor the most high-profileManhattan department store that does it. Robert Brown, a successful 29-year-old Black actor, has filed a civil racial-discrimination lawsuit against Macy’s, detailing a series of events eerily…

Rotten Tomatoes: Barilla CEO's Anti-Gay Remarks

By Chris Hoenig Can pasta go bad For many Americans, it just did. Guido Barilla, CEO of the pasta business that bears his family’s name, has created a firestorm after telling an Italian radio station that he will not include LGBT families in his company’s advertising. “For us, the concept…