Mr. Porter to Launch Kingsman Collection Ahead of Film

Colin Firth plays a secret agent posing as a Savile Row tailor.

Moviegoers will actually be able to buy clothing from the spy thriller online at Mr. Porter while they watch it in theaters.

Target Names Maiorino to Information Security Post

Brad Maiorino

Target Corp. has hired Brad Maiorino as SVP and chief information security officer.

A.K. Rikk’s Event Raises $291,000 for Children’s Hospital

AK Rikks Runway for Charity

A.K. Rikk’s in Grand Rapids, Mich. bested its fundraising record at the annual Runway for Charity event earlier this month.

Abercrombie & Fitch Names Christos Angelides President

Abercrombie & Fitch

Angelides comes to Abercrombie & Fitch from U.K.-based Next, where he’s been group product director since 2000.

Obituary: Alfred “Alfie” Gitman

In the center, from left: Alfred Gitman, Max Gitman and Sheldon Gitman.

Gitman Bros. co-founder Alfie Gitman has died at 85, ten months after his twin brother Sheldon passed.

Steve Sadove to Lead New Division at Marvin Traub Associates

Stephen Sadove

Former Saks CEO Steve Sadove will join Marvin Traub Associates to launch a division focused on innovation in retail and consumer industries.

Ed Scott and Jim Wilson Launch Retail One Group

Jim Wilson and Ed Scott

Scott and Wilson, formerly of Shaw Group, have launched a consultancy focused on finance, inventory planning and back office support for specialty stores.

Mark Brashear Leaves Hugo Boss

Mark Brashear

Mark Brashear, chairman and CEO of Hugo Boss Americas, has left the company after five and a half years.

The Dubious Allure of the Male Ankle


New York magazine has declared this the beginning of “mankles season,” the time of year, apparently, when men ceremoniously begin shedding their socks to wow women with flashes of bare ankle.

Shanghai Shenda America Acquires Daniel Hechter License

Daniel Hechter

Shangahi Shenda America has acquired the license for Daniel Hechter tailored clothing, sportswear and dress furnishings in the U.S.