Ones to watch: Tellason

Tellason's TonyPatella and PeteSearson

Harry Sheff: The founders of Tellason started the company when the made in America trend was starting to build and when the economy was starting to crumble; both factors worked to their advantage.

Family Man: Pat Mon Pere Sr.

Pat Mon Pere Sr. and family

Harry Sheff: Pat Mon Pere Sr. owes his success to the perfect combination of instincts, business acumen and a large extended family.

Nordstrom confirms plans for NYC store to open in 2018


Confirming rumors reported yesterday, Nordstrom has officially announced that it will open its first full-line department store in New York City in 2018.

Daffy’s rumored to be in financial trouble


Regional off-price chain Daffy’s may be in financial trouble, with rumors circulating that its buyers have all been told to take vacation time.

Uniqlo to launch e-commerce site for the U.S. this fall


Uniqlo, the Tokyo-based fast-fashion retailer, has officially announced that it intends to launch a U.S. e-commerce site this fall.

Barbara Nast Saletan leaves Nat Nast

Barbara Nast Saletan

Barbara Nast Saletan, co-founder and president of Nat Nast, has left the company.

Neckwear Notes: Catching up with MMG’s Dave Klaus

MMG Rooster

Harry Sheff talks to MMG Neckwear’s Dave Klaus about the Rooster brand and how casual neckwear can keep the tie business healthy.

Francis out at JCPenney after less than a year

MIchael Francis

There’s more drama at JCPenney headquarters as the discount retailer announced the abrupt departure of president Michael Francis.

Rothmans hosts prostate cancer awareness event

Jim Giddon, Zero CEO Skip Lockwood, Ken Giddon, Dr. Ronnie Fiine, Würkin Stiffs' CEO Jonathan Boos and Joseph Reis

Rothmans New York hosted a pre-Father’s Day prostate cancer awareness event at its new store last week with help from Zero: The Project to End Prostate Cancer and Würkin Stiffs.

Dress to impress: 2012 dress shirt retail survey

Canali dress shirts

Harry Sheff: According to our 2012 survey of retailers, dress shirt business is strong, albeit inconsistent. Still, everyone seems to be planning the business up for fall.