Entries by E.A. Hughes

Todd Kahn Steers Coach Into the Future

By Kellie Ell Photo Credit: A Coach store, Sipa USA via AP Coach has appointed a captain to help steer the brand into the future. Parent company Tapestry Inc. said Thursday that Todd Kahn is now the permanent chief executive officer and Coach brand president, effective immediately. Kahn has been acting as interim CEO of the apparel, […]

Remaking The Retail Ranks

Within the ranks of retailers, there’s a chief in almost every corner. There used to be just the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief merchant. Now there’s a chief diversity and inclusion officer, a chief innovation officer, a chief technology officer, a chief revenue officer, a chief sustainability officer, a […]

The CEO-CFO Buddy Movie Shaping Fashion Today

In the myth-making of corporate America, there’s a lot of focus on the “hero’s journey” of the chief executive officer as the ceo tightens operations, rallies employees and takes on all comers to build more purposeful market share machines. But it’s really more of a buddy movie. Yes, the ceo is in charge and ultimately […]

Elaine Hughes Recently Appointed to the Advisory Board of Springs Creative

Elaine Hughes, CEO of E.A Hughes, was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of Springs Creative located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Springs Creative, a diversified Consumer Product company that distributes to major retailers and houses one of the largest print archives in the country, supports the product development initiatives of both the wholesale and […]

How to Future-Proof Your Career in Denim

Recently, our very own Elaine Hughes, sat down to chat about future-proofing your career in denim on the Kingpins Show. Below is a recap – to view the full video, please visit: https://youtu.be/G_mJxUH7eyo or click below! Andrew: When furloughed employees return to work, will they be grateful or unhappy with the companies they work for? Elaine: Keyword […]

E.A. Hughes Ranked by Forbes as One of America’s Best Executive Search Recruiting Firms of 2020

E.A. Hughes has been ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Search Recruiting Firms of 2020. We are thrilled by this news and would like to extend our sincere thanks to our clients and candidates for their continued partnership. This fourth annual award list is published by Forbes Media and Statista recognizing E.A. Hughes as one of America’s […]

Summoning The Courage To Change—The Time Is Now

If it isn’t already, evolution should become the most important word in your vocabulary as a leader, as forward-thinking brands will continue to rise to prominence amidst every consumer-focused company emerging from this first fight with COVID. I saw this quote recently: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward” Nothing […]

COVID-19 Response

We, the E.A. Hughes family, hope this note finds you and those close to you in good health. There is nothing more important than the safety of our clients, friends, and family during these unprecedented times. With the rapid evolution in the workplace and daily changes in our environment, we want to let you know […]