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Washington D.C.’s Lost Boys Closing

Kelly Muccio

Lost Boys, the Washington, D.C. menswear store founded by Kelly Muccio, is closing its doors for good on Sunday, April 27.

Southern Tide Names Heyn CEO

Chris Heyn

Southern Tide has named former Summit Golf Brands chief Chris Heyn as its new CEO.

Underwear Interview: Youngju Hampton, PVH

Youngju Hampton

William Buckley talks to PVH’s Youngju Hampton about underwear trends at Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Izod, Chaps and Van Heusen.


Stag's news stand during SXSW

Independent contemporary retailers may not have big-store budgets but Instagram, Twitter and Facebook have helped them to gain big-store reputations. By Harry Sheff

NJ Gov. Christie to be Honored as a Father of the Year

Chris Christie

The National Father’s Day Council will honor New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a father of four, at the 73rd Annual Father of the Year Awards luncheon in New York City in June.

Kathy Bufano: The Woman on Top

Kathy Bufano

Focused on becoming a $6 billion business, Belk’s president of merchandising Kathy Bufano is bringing fashion to the forefront. By Elise Diamantini

Should Retailers Develop Niches for E-Commerce?


A retailer asks merchandise planning expert Steve Pruitt, “It looks like most of the successful men’s e-tailers have a specific niche. Should I try to develop a niche in-store before I launch e-commerce?

Express Opens First Outlet Store


Express, the 630-store chain of men’s and women’s specialty stores, opened its first factory outlet store.

Cherokee Q4 Sales Up 6.2%


Cherokee Inc. has reported Q4 sales of $6.4 million, up 6.2 percent from last year’s $6 million.

View from the Top: Tim Belk

Tim Belk

Karen Alberg Grossman: Not comfortable talking about himself, Belk chairman and CEO Tim Belk can go on and on about his menswear team.