About Harry Sheff

Web Editor Harry Sheff also covers the furnishings and men’s grooming markets for MR Magazine. He is a native of St. Paul, Minnesota and although he has lived in Brooklyn, New York for five years, he still hasn’t lost his quaint Midwestern patois. His first memories of the menswear business come from the long defunct Sims Ltd. in downtown Minneapolis, where his father bought suits in the 1980’s. He is an avid home bartender and collector of men’s colognes, two subjects he blogs about in his spare time.

ShoeBuy Takes a Stake in Boston Boot Company

E-commerce retailer ShoeBuy.com has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company, a web-based boot brand that launched in 2013 with a successful Kickstarter campaign. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to acquire a stake in Boston Boot Company to uniquely expand ShoeBuy’s foothold in all things shoe-related,” said ShoeBuy […]

Carhartt Opening a Detroit Flagship

Rendering of the Detroit Carhartt store

Carhartt plans to open a retail store in Detroit this summer, the first in the city and the 16th nationwide.

PVH Restructures Dress Furnishings and Underwear Divisions

PVH has reorganized some of its wholesale businesses, including underwear, sportswear and the Dress Furnishings Group

Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto

A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for February 5 at St. Ignatius of Loyola in NYC.

Uniqlo to Open Two Toronto Stores in 2016


Uniqlo will enter the Canadian market in 2016 with two new stores in Toronto.

Gap Inc. Shutting Down Piperlime Business


The Piperlime e-commerce site and the brand’s only store will close by the end of the first quarter.

JCPenney Closes Foundry Stores, Plans Big & Tall Relaunch


JCPenney will relaunch the Foundry as in-store big & tall departments.

Barbour Names Amanda Ernest Mid-Atlantic Territory Manager

Barbour 120 years logo

Barbour Inc. has named Amanda Ernest mid-Atlantic territory manager, responsible for seasonal sales goals and strategies in the region.

Tommy Hilfiger Opens Digital Showroom in Amsterdam

Daniel Grieder and Tommy Hilfiger in the showroom

Tommy Hilfiger opened a digital showroom at its Amsterdam headquarters and announced plans to roll out the concept in other markets.

Canada Goose Buys Second Toronto Area Factory

Canada Goose

Canada Goose has acquired Grand Harbour Clothing, which has been a contract manufacturer for the last three years.