Bloomberg Information editors John J. Edwards III and Crayton Harrison despatched out the next on Friday:
We’re happy to announce that Olivia Rockeman is transferring from the US economic system beat to the buyer group, overlaying retailers together with Dwelling Depot, Lowe’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Victoria’s Secret, and Levi’s, in addition to smaller manufacturers like Warby Parker and Allbirds. Along with firm information and earnings protection, Olivia will give attention to company sustainability inside the retail and attire house. She’ll report on how and the place garments are produced, the environmental and financial penalties related to fashionable attire manufacturing, and the rising options inside sustainable vogue. She’ll additionally use her background overlaying the economic system to dive into broader labor and supply-chain points for retailers, together with unionization, employee pay and re-shoring.
This can be a return to the buyer beat for Olivia, as she interned on the group in the summertime of 2019. She was then a rotational reporter earlier than becoming a member of the economic system group in June 2020. Outdoors of Bloomberg, Olivia is a yoga instructor and in addition enjoys studying, inventive initiatives together with stitching and exploring NYC. She’s initially from San Diego and studied economics on the College of California, Davis. She’ll begin with Shopper on Sept. 19. Please be part of us in welcoming her.
John and Crayton