Karen Katz

Schomer, Stephanie
July 2010
Fast Company;Jul/Aug2010, Issue 147, p33
Presented is a profile of Karen Katz, currently the head of Neiman Marcus department stores and set to become chief executive officer of the entire corporation in October 2010. At issue is the use of social media to expand the retail experience. A number of topics are addressed including Katz's experience as the first U.S. retailer to carry Prada, an Italian handbag company, the inspiration she derives from Diane von Furstenberg, a clothing designer, and her admiration for Kanye West, a rap artist.


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