Hot Items at Project

Jeff at Agave

Karen Alberg Grossman at Project: Agave, Will Leathergoods, Arnold Zimberg, Ben Minkoff, Mod-o-doc, Maceoo and Martin Gordon.

Raffi’s Next Generation

Raffi Family

Although he’s not retiring, Raffi Shaya is a case study in successful succession.

Suit Up, Shape Up!

Gladson before and after

Fabric merchant Gladson is getting behind slimmer-fitting clothing with a new selection of fabrics and an educational campaign.

A New Game


As menswear retailers struggle with a changing marketplace, few are as smart as they used to be.

Bosideng: Menswear’s Next Phase


Bosideng, an upscale contemporary Chinese brand that’s successful in Europe and Asia is soon to launch in the States.

Obituary: Norman Diamond, Retail King

Norman Diamond

MR Magazine is saddened to learn of the passing of industry icon Norman Diamond, who died of cancer this past November at age 86.

Mike Gould: An Endless Unfolding

Mike Gould square

Despite rumors to the contrary, Bloomingdale’s CEO Mike Gould is hardly retiring.

Editor’s Letter: Reasons for Optimism

Power Team square

Karen Alberg Grossman lists her top ten reasons for optimism in 2014.

Dream Jeans

Jack of Spades 3

How to re-launch a brand and make it super cool? Gabe Mann, new owner of Jack of Spades, hired superstar photographer Harry Benson along with fashion director Joseph DeAcetis.

Haute Heritage

Mark Cross

Mark Cross, an American luxury brand that dates back to 1845, has launched a new collection of Italian-made men’s leathergoods