The Jerry Garcia Collection: Deadheads Rejoice!

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Irwin Sternberg and Jeff Sencer will launch a new Jerry Garcia lifestyle collection at the 20th anniversary of Jerry’s passing and the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary.

Great Taste!

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It was a fabulous and fun evening at The Gramercy Hotel where designer Joseph Abboud (with his Men’s Wearhouse partners) launched his exclusive limited-edition menswear collection.

Retail Entrepreneurs: The Maloufs

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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.

Changing the Demographic: JCPenney Expands JF Label

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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.

Opening Customers

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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.

Happy 25th to our Industry’s Deal Makers!

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MMG Advisors (formerly Marketing Management Group) celebrated 25 years in business with a gala event at the New York Yacht club in midtown Manhattan.

Heritage, Reinvented

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Karen Alberg Grossman: the Haspel spring 2015 presentation (in conjunction with Jockey and Esquire) reinforced their position as a fashion winner.

Argyle Culture

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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.

Out With the Old!

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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.

Question of the Week

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Karen Alberg Grossman’s question of the week on Facebook is about learning from a tough season.