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.

Julian Geiger Returns to Aeropostale


Julian Geiger has rejoined mall-based retailer Aerpostale as chief executive, replacing Thomas Johnson.

Conde Nast Sells WWD, Fairchild to Penske

Condé Nast has sold Fairchild Fashion Media, including WWD, to LA-based Penske Media Corporation, the publisher of Variety.

Harvey Mallis Joins Lodis

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Harvey Mallis has joined Lodis Accessories as VP and national sales director.

Solid Footing

Taylor Richards Shoes

Retailers like Harry Rosen, Saks, Taylor Richards & Conger and Martinpatrick3 are offering men more shoe choices than ever.

Mike Jerkovic Named VP Collections at PVH Canada


Mike Jerkovic, formerly of American Essentials, has been named VP of Collections at PVH Canada.

Barbour Names Andy Hill U.S. Sales Manager

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Former Polo Ralph Lauren exec Andy Hill is Barbour’s new director of sales for the U.S.

In Other News: Lands’ End Customers Rage Over GQ

July 2014 GQ

Some of Lands’ End’s more chaste customers are apoplectic over unsolicited free issues of GQ they received in the mail.

Online Retailer Ideeli Rebrands as Ideel


Ideeli, the fashion flash sale site, is rebranding itself as Ideel—removing the “I” from its name.

Belk Promotes Clevenger to GMM, Men’s, Home and Kids


Jan Clevenger, chair of Belk’s Western Division steps in for David Zant, who’s now president.

Authentic Brands Acquires Four Activewear Brands


Authentic Brands Group acquired Airwalk, Hind, Vision Street Wear and Above The Rim from Payless Holdings.