J. Crew Archives - Inside Retail

J.Crew chairman steps down

Millard “Mickey” Drexler steps down from board.

J.Crew losing another exec

Fashion retailer loses chief marketing officer on the heels of CEO’s exit.

J.Crew CEO departs in midst of turnaround

Jim Brett leaves fashion business after just 16 months at the helm.

Keeping up with Ted Baker

How a British retailer is proving that there are alternative ways to convert the power of video messaging into sales.

Staying true to J Crew

Brian Walker examines J Crew’s strategies to reverse declining sales.

Lululemon appoints CFO

Canadian athletic apparel brand recruits former CFO of J.Crew.

The thrill of the old

In his final column of 2014, Jon Bird looks at the thrill of the old and its relevance to Christmas.

Fired any good customers lately?

In the midst of a dynamic retail landscape, it’s important to continually evolve your retail brand, says Jon Bird.

The extraordinary value of a good story

If you want a happy ending, start with a compelling story, says Jon Bird.

Smash your business model

Spotify’s bold music technology solution demonstrates why retailers should not be afraid to smash their business model, writes Jon Bird.