Report: Costco co-founder to earn entrepreneur award
New York — The University of Missouri-Kansas City will present Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal with its Entrepreneur of the Year award at a special ceremony this fall, according to published reports.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Thursday that Sinegal, who retired as the club retailer’s CEO in January 2012, would be among the honorees of the university’s 28th Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebration.
Sinegal founded Issaquah, Wash.-based Costco together with Jeff Brotman in 1983.
Guess names SVP, general merchandise manager
Los Angeles — Guess, Inc. has appointed Hillary Super as SVP, general merchandise manager for Guess, reporting to Paul Marciano, co-founder and CEO of Guess.
In this role, Hillary will be responsible for product categories for Guess as the lead merchant for the company, and she will also be a key member of the Guess senior management team. Previously, Hillary spent six years in senior merchant roles at American Eagle and four years at Gap where she oversaw multiple brands and product categories.
Men who sawed arms in Home Depot in critical condition
New York — A man who deliberately cut his arms using saws in the aisles of a Home Depot store in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday is in critical condition, according to media reports.
The man, whose man has not been released, was in the store’s tool section when he grabbed several handsaws and began cutting into his upper arms. Panicked customers called 911.
The man was in surgery hours after the incident.