About MRketplace Staff

Articles written by various members of the MRketplace staff.

Swank’s Mel Goldfeder Retiring

Mel Goldfeder

Mel Goldfeder, who started his career at Swank in 1967, is retiring from the Swank division of Randa Accessories.

Mundi Westport Headquarters Goes Solar

Mundi Westport solar

Accessories company Mundi Westport Group has installed 4,000 solar panels on the roof of its N.J. headquarters.

Suit Supply to Open First Shop-in-Shop with Stanley Korshak

Artist rendering of the Suit Supply shop-in-shop at the Men's Shak

Stanley Korshak, an independent specialty retailer in Dallas, has made a deal with Suit Supply, a modern single-branded tailored clothing retailer, to build their first shop-in-shop within the new Men’s Shak at Stanley Korshak, scheduled to open this summer. The Suit Supply shop, which will take up more than 900 of the new store’s estimated […]

Guest Editorial: Make Room to Groom

Jack Abelson

Jack Abelson: Men’s grooming is a trend that no sane retailer should ignore.

Obituary: Leonard Leib

Leonard Leib

Leonard Leib, a salesman who worked for Greif, Hickey Freeman and Samuelsohn over his 50-year career, died on March 30.

What’s Coming for Fall: Press Review, Part Two

Robert Graham Suits

We sent our editorial assistant Stephen Garner to the Simon Miller, Robert Graham, Haspel and Slate & Stone fall press previews.

Project to Exhibit in Javits Center for July Show


Project, MRket and Agenda will all be exhibiting at the Javits Center in July.

Schmoozing: Gladson Collaboration with Charles Harbison

Ignacio Quiles along with Blanche Houseknecht of Gladson and the designer Charles Harbison

Gladson hosted a preview party to celebrate its collaboration with women’s wear designer Charles Harbison at Wave Atelier in NYC last night.

Uptown/Downtown Awards: We Need Your Vote


For the first time ever, MR Magazine is including a Readers’ Choice award at this year’s exclusive Uptown Downtown awards dinner at The Four Seasons in July.

New Pitti Dates May Affect New York Shows

Pitti Immagine Uomo

Pitti Uomo has changed its calendar, a move that could conflict with the menswear schedule in New York.