Tengram Capital Partners has acquired what it calls “a significant interest” in the Italian luxury brand Luciano Barbera and appointed former Brioni North America chief Todd Barrato as its new CEO.
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.
A technical fiber brand called 37.5—named for the optimal core body temperature in degrees Celsius—is aggressively courting new business. In the last several months the brand, created by Boulder, Colo.-based Cocona Inc., has relaunched, hired a global sales force under new EVP of sales, marketing and merchandising Scott Branscum and signed a deal with Performance […]
Men’s Wearhouse has updated its executive structure again in the wake of the Jos. A. Bank acquisition.
The SoHo, NYC store, which focuses on the Woolrich John Rich & Bros. brand, is the first of several U.S. stores planned for this fall.
Hudson’s Bay Company has signed leases with Brookfield Property Partners for a Saks Fifth Avenue store, a Saks Off Fifth flagship and 400,000 sq. ft. of office space.
The 140,000 sq. ft. Nordstrom store at Chinook Centre in Calgary is its first store outside the U.S.
Kohl’s, UPS and FedEx all anticipate hiring far more seasonal workers for the holidays than last year.
Macy’s Inc. revealed plans to support Apple Pay, a pilot program for same-day delivery, an image search app for iPhones and several other innovations.