Wednesday, April 30, 2014

"A Conversation with Mickey Drexler, CEO of J.Crew"

"The Larry David of Retail"


“You see this desk? At Gap, they used to wonder. A $14-billion company, and my desk was kind of like this,” says the 69-year-old Drexler, who ran the American retailer from 1983 to 2002. “I didn’t want too much clutter. What, was I going to read reports about what already happened?”


bjdubbs said...

he can't keep a thought in his head for more than five seconds. definitely at the far, far end of some spectrum, whatever that would be.

friv 4 said...

What we can look back, and truly is full of what I want.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, he's a little ADD it seems like.

CP said...

I like the part 20 minutes in where he talks about how "a great entrepreneur... he can't wait".

And right after that, the difference between online and brick & mortar apparel retail.