Retailers Sam, John and Scott Malouf got together recently to celebrate the success of Scott’s new venture, Malouf on the Plaza in Santa Fe.
About Karen Alberg Grossman
Karen Alberg Grossman is editor in chief of MR Magazine, a Business Journals publication that she launched with Stu Nifoussi in 1990. She is also editor in chief of Forum magazine and Accent magazine, both luxury lifestyle publications custom-designed for upscale independent stores. Prior to this, Karen was senior editor of Accessories magazine and women's apparel editor for Retail Week magazine. She started her career as an executive trainee for Bloomingdale's and then as a market rep for May Merchandising. Karen graduated from Syracuse University with a dual degree in French education and philosophy. A frequent moderator of industry panels and seminars and guest lecturer at fashion schools, she is known for her insightful editorials, personality-revealing profiles and provocative industry roundtables. She also admits to spending hours studying men under the guise of “market research.”
In a bold move that is bringing them new millennial customers, JCPenney has expanded its JF J.Ferrar label beyond clothing and furnishings to incorporate sportswear.
Karen Alberg Grossman: I learned a few lessons about attracting new customers from Strong Suit’s recent made-to-measure trunk show at A.K. Rikk’s in Grand Rapids Mich.
MMG Advisors (formerly Marketing Management Group) celebrated 25 years in business with a gala event at the New York Yacht club in midtown Manhattan.
Karen Alberg Grossman: the Haspel spring 2015 presentation (in conjunction with Jockey and Esquire) reinforced their position as a fashion winner.
Karen Alberg Grossman: The real scene-stealers in Russell Simmons’ celebrity-filled runway show were the clothes on the runway: preppy with personality, heritage with some humor, classics with class.
Why not drop a few underperforming brands and test new ones? Karen Alberg Grossman suggests some, like Robert Taliver’s new neckwear collection, Robert Lewis; Grayers; Curated; Benson and many more.
A light has gone out in our menswear universe. All of us at MR magazine are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Greg Eveloff on August 30th while on vacation in Maui with his beloved family. We had just seen him in Vegas the previous week, looking as healthy, handsome and dapper as […]
Karen Alberg Grossman took some snapshots of menswear retailers and vendors on the trade show floor.