Heather Reis­man

CEO, INDIGO

Toronto Life - - The Fifty Most Influential 2018 -

years ago, heather reis­man proved her­self a counter-rev­o­lu­tion­ary by declar­ing print un­dead. This fall, she dou­bled down on that bet by tak­ing her cul­tural depart­ment store con­cept— books plus cov­etable prod­ucts plus chill vibes— to the U.S., with a 30,000-square-foot store at the Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey. Her “Heather’s Picks” can make an au­thor’s ca­reer. up next: De­cid­ing whether to buy Barnes & No­ble, the strug­gling Amer­i­can book chain. It’s got bag­gage, but it’s also her main com­pe­ti­tion in the U.S.

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