Samuelsohn Completes Hickey Freeman Deal

Arnold Silverstone

Samuelsohn president Arnold Brant Silverstone says the company has “aggressive growth plans” for Hickey Freeman.

Robert Vance Reopens in Deerfield, Ill.

Jack Shniderman, center, and his staff

Robert Vance has re-opened its doors in Deerfield Square, an upscale shopping center about 25 miles north of Chicago.

Will Leather Goods Opening Portland Store

Will Leather Goods Portland Store-1

Will Leather Goods is opening a 1,600 sq. ft. shop in Portland, Oregon near its home base in Eugene this week.

Macy’s Stores Open Thanksgiving Night


Most Macy’s stores will be opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving night, the day before the traditional start to holiday shopping.

Men’s Wearhouse Rejects Offer From Jos. A. Bank

Men's Wearhouse

The $2.3 billion offer by Jos. A. Bank and Golden Gate Capital, which became public early this morning, was made in mid-September.

Retailer Sues West Hollywood Over Fur Ban

Mayfair House, a specialty apparel and home store in West Hollywood, Calif., has sued the city over an ordinance banning the sale of fur apparel products.

L.L. Bean’s Fenway Boots

LLBean Fenway Boots

L.L. Bean is creating 100 pairs of its classic Bean Boots with the uppers made from pieces of Fenway Park’s rain delay tarp from the Boston Red Sox’s 2012 season.

A Visit to the PVH Corporate Archive

PVH Archive Hallway Van Heusen

On a high floor in PVH’s Madison Avenue headquarters, past a hallway lined with vintage Van Heusen ads and a giant collage of old fabric labels, is the corporate archive.

Neckwear Notes: ESPN Ties and the Role of Brands

ESPN ties

Harry Sheff talks to Jeff Sencer about the role of brands and his new ESPN collection for LND Neckwear.

Clash Bassist Paul Simonon Launches Sailor Jerry Collection

Simonon drawing

Former Clash bassist Paul Simonon has collaborated with Sailor Jerry Clothing on a three-piece collection.