Schmoozing: Liberty Lebowski Bowling Classic

Liberty Lebowski July 2014 3

The Liberty trade show hosted a bowling competition inspired by the Coen Brothers’ cult classic movie, The Big Lebowski last weekend.

Hardwick Clothes Gets New Owner, New CEO

Bruce Bellusci

Allan Jones has acquired Hardwick for $1.9 million out of bankruptcy and hired former Hart Schaffner Marx executive Bruce Bellusci to lead the company.

New York Market Week Spring 2015 Trend Report

Pat & Can

Elise Diamantini on a few key trends from market week: interesting knit polo shirts, colorful swimwear, lightweight outerwear and printed short-sleeved woven shirts.

Guest Editorial: Your Store is a Brand

Greg Shugar

Greg Shugar, founder of The Tie Bar, urges menswear retailers to think of their stores–and everything in them–as a brand.

Schmoozing: 9th Annual Uptown/Downtown Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Martin Greenfield and his wife Arlene

MR Magazine celebrated the 9th annual Uptown Downtown Awards at the Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan on Monday, honoring the 10 Most Influential Stores in Menswear, two Readers’ Choice retailers and legendary tailor Martin Greenfield.

Apparel Fuels June Consumer Price Growth

Apparel prices in the US grew for a second consecutive month in June, according to new figures.

Wal-Mart Replaces U.S. Division Chief

Greg Foran

Wal-Mart has replaced Bill Simon, CEO of its U.S. division, promoting Greg Foran into the role.

Cold Winter Cuts Retail Sales Growth Forecast

NRF

Retail sales are set to grow at a lower rate than first thought this year, hurt by the cold winter.

HanesBrands Raises Guidance as Q2 Earnings Climb

Hanesbrands

HanesBrands has raised its FY guidance as it revealed Q2 earnings that beat analyst estimates.

Rocky Brands Q2 Earnings Slide

Rocky Brands

Rocky Brands saw Q2 earnings slide due to investments made to grow its brands.