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Leslie Wexner On Building an Empire

An all-consuming curiosity and acute powers of observation for spotting slight shifts in popular culture and consumer behavior have enabled the chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands to take a groundbreaking fashion concept and morph it into a juggernaut, embracing fine fragrance, bath, body and personal care, plus home fragrance. The result: 2015 retail sales of an estimated $4.7 billion — one-third of the $12.15 billion grand total for L Brands sales.

How To Manage New Overtime Pay Rules

Proposed changes to overtime pay rules that are scheduled to take effect at the height of the holiday season have retailers worried about the impact on their labor budgets and bottom lines.