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Articles written by various members of the MRketplace staff.

The Hudson Bay/Lord & Taylor Menswear Takes Fashion Forward

Nelson Mui, Wayne Drummond, Jim Monteiro and Tom Eckrich

The menswear team at Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor is taking these heritage stores into the future: GMM Wayne Drummond, Lord & Taylor DMM Tom Eckrich, Hudson’s Bay DMM Jim Monteiro and men’s fashion director Nelson Mui.

MaryAnne Morin: Seeking the Next Level

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MaryAnne Morin, back in menswear as chief merchant of Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay, is bringing a fresh and dynamic perspective to the menswear team.

Michael Crotty: Spreading the Word

Michael Crotty

Michael Crotty, whose resume includes Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, brings plenty of creative thinking and innovative ideas to Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay.

Endless Opportunities

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SVP of e-commerce Andrea Wasserman oversees both thebay.com and lordandtaylor.com, making sure the sites function as sales, service and marketing tools 24/7.

Peter Rizzo: Brand Builder

MR Magazine

Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay SVP of design for menʼs private brands Peter Rizzo talks about how heʼs turning Black Brown 1826 into a household name.

MR’s Retailer of the Year: Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor

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Executive Profiles Click on the names below to read profiles of key personalities at Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor. Liz Rodbell: President of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor The Menswear Team: Wayne Drummond, Nelson Mui, Jim Monteiro and Tom Eckrich MaryAnnue Morin: Chief Merchant, Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay Peter Rizzo: SVP Design, Menʼs […]

Lee Leonard Retiring from DLS

Lee Leonard June 2014

After 35 years at DLS, industry veteran Lee Leonard has announced his retirement, effective of May 1st.

Retail Sales Post Largest Gain in a Year

U.S. retail sales rose in March for the first time since late last year as consumers bought automobiles and other goods, bolstering views that a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter was temporary.

Jack Mitchell’s Revised and Updated Hug Your Customers is Now Available

Hug Your Customers-Revised

Hug Your Customers, Jack Mitchell’s classic best-selling book about how to deliver extraordinary customer service, is being re-launched in an updated edition by Hachette Books.

HanesBrands Acquires Knights Apparel

HanesBrands says it has completed its acquisition of Knights Apparel, a maker of licensed collegiate logo apparel for mass retailers.