- Kristina Ezhova
Social Goods | Guess Co-Founder Resigns After #MeToo, Links Between Weinstein and Marchesa
This week, Paul Marciano resigns from Guess after sexual misconduct allegations, while an investigation has found connections between Marchesa and Harvey Weinstein
Paul Marciano Resigns From Guess After #MeToo Investigation (Racked) "Paul Marciano has stepped down as executive chair of the company’s board following am investigation into sexual misconduct claims against him. He will remain a board member through January 30, 2019, when his contract expires."
New Links Between Harvey Weinstein and Marchesa, His Wife’s Fashion Label (The Daily Beast) "In public database business report, Weinstein is listed as a 'president' and 'officer' of SeaMarch Creations Inc. In addition to being linked in the 2015 court filing, SeaMarch and Marchesa appear to have occupied the same New York City address."
What Effect Does the Beauty Industry Have on the Environment? (i-D) "Beauty pollution is worse than ever, with the global industry creating 120 billion units of packaging every year, most of which isn’t recyclable. Although Europe (along with India, South Korea and New Zealand) has completely banned cosmetics tested on animals, it still occurs in America, and China refuses to sell beauty products if they haven’t been tested on animals first."
Amazon Slammed for Destroying As-New and Returned Goods (Fortune) "A report claims some items were destroyed after being in Amazon’s warehouse for a day, and cites Amazon employees as saying they have 'destroyed goods worth tens of thousands of euros on a daily basis.' Manufacturers and vendors sometimes also ask Amazon to destroy goods on their behalf."