Abercrombie CEO exits; buyout now seen as possible

Dec 10, 2014

Abercrombie CEO exits; buyout now seen as possible

Private-equity firms have waited for this moment: Mike Jeffries is no longer in the retailing business. The controversial chief executive of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. retired Tuesday, clearing the way for any suitors interested in the teen retailer. Jeffries, 70, was long seen as ...

Demoted worker shoots tech firm CEO, kills self in Chicago

Aug 1, 2014

Demoted worker shoots tech firm CEO, kills self in Chicago

A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago office building in the bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said a worker at a technological company pulled a gun after entering ...

Post-Gates Microsoft's woes laid to Ballmer

Sep 9, 2013

Post-Gates Microsoft's woes laid to Ballmer

“Do you have an iPod?” Steve Ballmer: “No, I do not. Nor do my children. My children — in many dimensions they’re as poorly behaved as many other children, but at least on this dimension I’ve got my kids brainwashed: You don’t use Google, ...