A.& S. raised a whole group of important current retail executives.
In a sense, Japanese retail executives say, there is no place else for the money to go.
If it is Christmas and you are a retail executive, it's worse.
His wife, Margaret, also held one job, as a retail executive at $50,000 a year.
Liz, too: She's a top retail executive and the mother of three boys.
The retail executives familiar with the plan said details were still being changed.
Retail executives look to her for advice on how to stock their stores.
Retail executives had to change their way of thinking about commission compensation programs.
"I think that retail executives and buyers talk too much to themselves," he said.
"He isn't motivated by the bottom line like most retail executives."