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Which Fashion and Retail CEOs Are Leading the Pack?

The top 20 best performing CEOs in the world, via <a href="http://hbr.org/2013/01/the-best-performing-ceos-in-the-world">HBR</a>
The top 20 best performing CEOs in the world, via HBR

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Harvard Business Review has released it's "100 Best-Performing CEOs" list, which attempts to alleviate the short-term (and possibly short-sighted) focus of company leaders by considering the head honchos' whole tenure. Many a familiar fashion and retail name made the list, so see who's doing things right after the jump.

Amazon's numero uno, Jefferey Bezos, was second only to the late Steve Jobs of Apple. Simon Property Group Inc.'s David Simon, who is probably responsible for a mall near you, is number 8, followed by eBay Inc.'s former top lady Margaret Whitman at 9.

Outside of the top 10 includes Coach Inc.'s Lew Frankfort at 21, Inditex's (Zara's) Pablo Isla at 52, Christian Dior's Sidney Toledano tied for 68, Hermès International's Patrick Thomas at 72, and Nordstrom Inc.'s Blake Nordstrom at 80. For exactly how those numbers were determined head here, but—FYI—who of these men and women woman has the most powerful power-suit of all was not factored in.
· The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World [Harvard Business Review, via WWD]
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