Melissa McNally promoted to senior director of marketing at Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss VP Ward Simmons announced that Melissa McNally has been promoted to senior director of marketing for Hugo Boss.

Members Only acquired by JR Apparel World

MembersOnly

The Members Only brand has been acquired by JR Apparel World, LLC from Members Only Licensing Group.

Neckwear Notes: DiBi’s Daniel Bruce

Daniel Bruce

Harry Sheff talks to Daniel Bruce, a Chicago designer whose affordable skinny neckwear collection has a charity angle.

NY picks for LV: Würkin Stiffs iPhone and iPad covers

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Harry Sheff: Würkin Stiffs’ Jonathan Boos debuted laser-etched bamboo iPhone and iPad covers at MRket NY.

Loosening the tie

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Harry Sheff: The furnishings business grows market share by going after men’s leisure time.

Neckwear Notes: Wool seasonals mature

J.M. Dickens

Harry Sheff: One of the most promising trends in neckwear lately is the move toward seasonal fabrics, and vendors are getting creative with wool ties for fall 2012.

Ron Johnson discusses JCPenney’s new strategy

JCPenney

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson detailed some of the retailer’s new pricing strategy, a new logo and a new store merchandising plan today in New York City.

Schmoozing: Van Heusen’s Tie One On party

Van Heusen neckwear relaunch party

PVH celebrated the re-launch of neckwear for its Van Heusen brand at the Campbell Apartment bar in Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal.

Style stagnation or just nostalgia?

Michael Gross and Michael J. Fox in Family Ties

Harry Sheff: Has men’s style really changed much in the last 20 years? Even as technology rockets forward, we still dress like we always have.

The Alliance for Main Street Fairness

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The Alliance for Main Street Fairness is dedicated to closing the infamous internet sales tax loopholes that allow many American consumers to get tax-free merchandise by purchasing online, rather than in local shops.