- Paperback: 232 pages
- Publisher: AuthorHouse (November 10, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1467036056
- ISBN-13: 978-1467036054
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,821,915 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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My Life At Liz Claiborne: How We Broke the Rules and Built the Largest Fashion Company in the World A Business Memoir Paperback – November 10, 2011
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In wanting to learn more about the company I then read "Liz Claiborne: The Legend, The Woman" by her husband Art Ortenberg. Now that got boring in a hurry. When he wasn't praising his wife for her looks, charity, courage he was implying it was she, with help from him, that were the main reasons for Liz Claiborne's success, and not near enough was made of Jerome Chazen's contribution.
If there is anyone still interested in reading about Liz Claiborne considering what a hash JCP has made of the brand since they acquired it don't bother picking up her husband's book, read Jerome Chazen's book, it's more interesting, readable and from my perspective much more accurate portrayal of the clothing industry at that time.
It was a fascinating story about Jerry Chazen's career, and about his amazing attitude towards philanthropy. Poignant and wonderful.
It is a must read.
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Chazen's book should be a leading case study in the Harvard (and every other) Business School curriculum. Read morePublished on February 1, 2014 by Elias Cohen
Good look into a real American success story. They needed twelve more words so that I can post my thoughts.Published on April 22, 2013 by ken monroe