Joe Gromek named chairman of The New School board

Joe Gromek

Joseph Gromek, former CEO of Warnaco, has been elected to chairman of the board of trustees at The New School.

John Jones joins Kenwerks

John Jones

John Jones, MR‘s former fashion director, has joined LA-based marketing and brand management firm Kenwerks as vice president, heading their New York office.

Project moving its New York show to Pier 92

Project

Project’s new president, Tommy Fazio, announced that the show will move to Pier 92, starting this January.

IAG acquiring Coppley

IAG

Individualized Apparel Group has acquired Coppley, the Canadian custom suit business owned by the bankrupt HMX.

HMX Group files Chapter 11

HMX Group

HMX Group has filed for bankruptcy protection and awaits approval on a stalking horse bid from Authentic Brands.

Hudsons’s Bay filing an IPO

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay Company, owner of The Bay in Canada and Lord & Taylor in the US, has filed an initial public offering with securities regulators in Canada.

Catching up with Greg Cummins of Logan Zane

Greg Cummins of Logan Zane

Harry Sheff: Greg Cummins, the designer and owner of the Brooklyn-based, Queens-made leather bag and accessory line Logan Zane, talks about his business — and the difference between American and Japanese buyers.

Gilt Groupe to shut down Park & Bond site

Park & Bond

Park & Bond, the full-price menswear e-commerce site that launched in August 2011, will shut down after the holidays.

Mark Shale closing all three stores

Mark Shale

The 83-year-old Chicago retailer has retained Gordon Brothers Group to handle going-out-of-business sales at its three stores.

Peter Elliot closing its Madison Avenue store

Eliot Rabin

Eliot Rabin says a huge rent increase has forced him to close his Madison Avenue Peter Elliot men’s store after more than 20 years at that location.