Ex-American Apparel executive’s ‘Amazon surprise’

Thoryn StephensThe former chief digital officer of salvaged fashion retailer, American Apparel, has admitted his surprise at local retailers’ bullish statements that “they’re not worried about Amazon in Australia”.

“I heard the same sentiment six years ago in the US – and that hasn’t worked out too well for the US retailers,” Thoryn Stephens, the ex-American Apparel and Fox Networks executive told IRW, while in the country to present at last week’s ADMA Global Forum.

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