October 24, 2014

U.S. News

This Week: Herbalife CEO Speaks, J.Hilburn Pops up in NYC

Catch up on this week’s industry chatter with these click-worthy links:

  • Los Angeles magazine interviewed Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson for its web feature, “Big Shots with Giselle Fernandez.” Johnson shares his conviction in the integrity of his company, a message to Herbalife’s stockholders, and the challenges of dealing with “knuckleheads in bathrobes who blog.”

  • On Thursday, custom menswear brand J.Hilburn launched a pop-up shop in the heart of NYC at Midtown Manhattan’s Refinery Hotel. The shop, which runs Oct. 23 through Nov. 15, offers J.Hilburn’s entire Fall 2014 collection, including made-to-measure suiting and formalwear and ready-to-wear pieces. The J.Hilburn Pop-Up Shop partnered with several brands, including Uber, Lexus, J Brand Jeans and Perrier.

  • On Tuesday, home-automation giant Vivint hosted Utah Senator Orrin Hatch; Val Hale, Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development; Provo Mayor John Curtis and many others at the grand opening of its new Innovation Center. Located in Lehi, Utah, the center will house 320 employees.