Are Loyalty Programs Worth It?


E-Commerce expert Neal Kaiser: Offering a loyalty program has a lot of value for your company and your customers, but it likely won’t look like loyalty programs of previous generations.

Tommy Hilfiger Stages Fall 2015 Show in Beijing, Opens His Biggest Store in China

Hilfiger in China-FEATURED

Designer Tommy Hilfiger celebrated his brand’s 30th anniversary, in Beijing, with a fall 2015 fashion show and the opening of the largest Tommy Hilfiger store in China.

Saks Off Fifth Opens Downtown San Francisco Store, Eyes Urban Locations

Saks Off Fifth

The downtown San Francisco store is part of what parent company Hudson’s Bay Co. hopes to be many urban off-price locations.

Men’s Designer Joey Rodolfo Exits Tommy Bahama

Joey Rodolfo 2013

Joey Rodolfo announced that he has left Tommy Bahama after 10 years as SVP of men’s design and hinted that he has a new venture in the works.

Michael Kors Names Marcel Ostwald SVP of Menswear

Marcel Ostwald

Ostwald, who comes to the company from Hugo Boss, will work with Mr. Kors and menswear president Mark Brashear on brand strategy and product vision.

Guest Editorial: Who is to Blame for the Poorly Dressed American Man?

Jack Abelson-FEATURED

Jack Abelson pleads with America’s wives and girlfriends, “Demand better clothing choices from your men!”

Has Band of Outsiders Shut Down?

Band of Outsiders, the LA-based brand founded by Scott Sternberg in 2004, may be calling it quits. According to a report in Fashionista this morning, the brand has laid off most of its staff and cancelled fall orders. The brand has not publicly commented on the rumors as of this afternoon. Sternberg, who didn’t have […]

Gander Mountain Opening Stores in St. Louis, El Paso


Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain is opening new stores in the St. Louis area and in El Paso, part of a planned expansion that will reach at least eight stores this year.

New Barbour Boston Store Opens Today

Barbour-Newbury 11

North American subsidiary of J. Barbour & Sons, Ltd., of Britain, Barbour Inc., will open the doors of its new Boston store today, May 22nd. The new store, located at 79 Newbury Street, is a relocation and expansion from 134 Newbury Street where the brand spent 10 successful years. “We’re thrilled to welcome Bostonians and visitors […]

Walmart Increases Job Guarantees For Transitioning Troops


Walmart announced the next step in its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment by guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the commitment’s original launch on Memorial Day 2013. The previous commitment was for veterans within 12 months off active duty. In addition to the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, […]