ALSO IN THE HEADLINES
- J. Crew picks Jan. J. Crew has a new CEO: Jan Singer, the former Victoria's Secret lingerie chief. Singer is tasked with turning around the struggling fashion brand. Read Fortune's Phil Wahba here: Fortune
- Match Group's new match. Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg is stepping down after what she describes as a "personally trying" four months—a period that included a surgery. Her deputy and current president Shar Dubey will take over and lead the company through its planned spinoff from IAC. Bloomberg
- Caucus childcare. With the Iowa primary around the corner, let's talk about caucusing. The famed voting system can be incredibly inconvenient and inaccessible for parents with young children. Writer Lyz Lenz talks to moms in Iowa who can't leave their kids at home for the scheduled 7 p.m. vote: The Gazette
- Trading expertise. As part of Fortune's quarterly investment guide, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management Sheila Patel shared her expectations for 2020 and her advice for aspiring traders. Early in her career, a more senior woman advised her to move from investment banking to trading to take advantage of her people skills. "I remember, as a young person, being insulted," Patel recalls. "I thought my quant skills were the most important thing. But no one should underestimate how important relationships are." Fortune
MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Former Tableau CMO Elissa Fink joined the board of directors at Pantheon.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- Challenge accepted? Rep. Doug Collins made it official: he will challenge Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler for her newly appointed seat in 2020. Collins, a strong supporter of President Trump, had been the administration's choice for the open seat, but Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp picked Loeffler, a GOP businesswoman, for the spot instead. The challenge will likely set off a fight within the Republican Party. Washington Post
- Pocket change. Emily W. Murphy, the administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, writes for Fortune about the $6 billion that is spent every year on the government's equivalent of odds and ends. The federal government isn't required to document via contracts spending under $10,000 that qualifies as "small purchases." Murphy argues that the government should use her administration's new technology to provide more transparency into those billions of dollars. Fortune
- What Kiwis want. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will next face voters' verdict on her leadership in September. She announced the date of the country's next general election yesterday. "I will be asking New Zealanders to continue to support my leadership and the current direction of the government, which is grounded in stability, a strong economy and progress on the long-term challenges facing New Zealand," Ardern said. She has been lauded for her leadership through crises like the Christchurch terrorist attack, but faces some domestic political challenges. Guardian
- Moms wanted. Do you need a Momcation? Hotels are starting to market vacation packages designed for moms looking for a break from their spouses and kids. From the "remote you won’t have to share" and "Mom juice" (aka wine) in the rooms, these packages are quite something: New York Times
With the increasing role of technology in business comes new vulnerabilities to cyber adversaries. In this Resilient podcast cyber series episode, Deb Golden explores challenges CISOs are facing and a risk-based approach to managing cyber. Listen here.
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"Once they got over the fact that I was a woman, and they learned they could make money with the items I was selling, I had no problems."
-Frieda Caplan, a food distributor who introduced American consumers to jicama, kiwi, and other fruits and vegetables, on the male-dominated grocery industry. She died at 96 this month.