Most people talk about Peter J. Nygård, Chairman of NYGÅRD (International), in terms of his classic rags-to-riches story – the Finnish immigrants' son, who stitched up an empire out of women's clothing and is now the quintessential self-made man. This story overlooks another side of Peter Nygård – a hard driven man who has created a standard of excellence for the Canadian Women’s Fashion Industry
Peter Nygard drove modernization
By going directly to the makers in Asia, Peter Nygard drove modernization and increased efficiencies in factories. Thus establishing his dominance in the fashion industry.