In the news: stories about two Canadian founders who believed they were above reproach and found themselves ousted from power.
American Apparel’s Dov Charney, dismissed for misconduct:
…and Dennis J. “Chip” Wilson, who inferred that Lululemon’s yoga pants were only sheer on women too big to wear them, is now brokering the company’s sale to the owner of the Vans and North Face brands:
Can a brand successfully emerge from the damaging antics of its founder?
Wilson (L) and Charney (R).