Ones to Watch: Kent & Curwen

Kent & Curwen fall 2014

Under designer Simon Spurr, British heritage brand Kent & Curwen is sportswear driven, with some clever references to its history.

Joy Herfel to Lead Wholesale, Retail at Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Joy Herfel will be promoted to a new position at Ralph Lauren, overseeing wholesale and retail, and Wayne Meichner is leaving the company

Trybus Group Names Richard Campbell Key Account Exec


Trybus Group has hired Richard Campbell as key account executive, national accounts.

From Online to Local: Taylor Stitch

Barrett Purdum, Michael Armenta and Michael Maher

Taylor Stitch, which started as an online custom shirt business about six years ago, has grown to include something its owners hadn’t planned on: a brick-and-mortar store.

Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank in Non-Disclosure Agreement

Men's Wearhouse

After months of back-and-forth, Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank have entered into a non-disclosure agreement.

Jos. A. Bank, Men’s Wearhouse Agree to Talks

Jos A Bank

While Jos. A. Bank has rejected the latest in a long line of offers from rival Men’s Wearhouse, its chairman, Robert Wildrick, has finally agreed to talk.

Randa Names Tackett President of Swank

Terry Tackett

Randa will appoint Randa Luggage president Terry Tackett to lead its Swank business as Rick Luft transitions to a new career.

Stein Mart Opening 10 Stores in 2014

Stein Mart

Off-price retailer Stein Mart says it will open 10 new stores this year, including two in former Loehmann’s doors.

J. Press York Street Expands, Ends Ovadia Partnership

J. Press York Street

J. Press York Street has ended its partnership with the Ovadia brothers and will expand into Japan and other markets.

Men’s Wearhouse Raises Jos. A. Bank Bid

Men's Wearhouse

Men’s Wearhouse will raise its offer to acquire Jos. A. Bank to $63.50/share if the retailer will halt its acquisition of Eddie Bauer.