Retailer Spotlight: Ashley Stewart and The Visionary Leader Behind The Brand

Retailer Spotlight: Ashley Stewart and The Visionary Leader Behind The Brand

Plus size fashion retailer Ashley Stewart has successfully made a turnaround, which has many plus size fashionistas breathing a sigh of relief.

The retailer filed for bankruptcy almost a year ago with its future looking dire. A year later, with a new CEO and strong team, they have worked hard to keep the brand going with no intentions of giving up. The customer truly comes first for Ashley Stewart and its evident in everything they do.

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The Ashley Stewart team

Blog Editor Marcy Cruz wrote a wonderful article in March 2015 issue of PLUS Model Magazine detailing the story of Ashley Stewart’s turnaround and the visionary leader behind it, CEO James Rhee, who is really passionate about the plus size customer and what she wants from the brand. The community-centric brand continues to not only offer trendy, stylish affordable fashion in sizes 12 – 26 but they are also extremely involved in community efforts and connecting with customers online and in-store.

To read the article Ashley Stewart: Rising From The Ashes With a Visionary Leader by PMM Blog Editor Marcy Cruz, click here. The article is on pages 58 – 67.

While you’re there, please check out the entire March 2015 issue, our Spring Fashion Issue. With plus model Monique Robinson (signed to IPM Model Management) gracing the cover in Ashley Stewart, this issue has 120 pages of so many wonderful articles, interviews and editorials that talk to the hottest Spring 2015 fashion, modeling tips and beauty, as well as the latest installment of our Real Women/Real Models series featuring plus size swimwear retailerAlways For Me and a Woman of Style fashion editorial featuring Ashley Stewart.

To check out the entire issue, click here.