Let it Snow!

Outerwear February 2014

Outerwear: It’s a $4 billion-plus business that has two main requisites: product innovation and cold weather.

Vegas Scene: Fall ‘14 Menswear Evolution

Tim Leamy sq

Karen Alberg Grossman talks to retailers and exhibitors at the Las Vegas shows, including Tim Leamy of Sebastian’s Closet, PYA, Zanetti, Kroon, Edward Armah, You & Shirt, Baroni, Andrew J and more.

West Coast Trend Show Report

West Coast Trend Show 2

Kelli Freeman talks to retailers at the West Coast Trend Show about their outlook, what’s been selling and key items for fall.

Guest Editorial: Reason to Believe


Fred Rosenfeld: Although failure will be the norm and few start-ups are likely to be around next year, maybe, just maybe, that little booth in the corner will become next decade’s giant.

Attracting Young Customers Without Alienating Others


A reader asks merchandise planning expert Steve Pruitt, “How do I keep attracting younger customers without isolating my older clientele?”

Macy’s Launching Ryan Seacrest Line

Ryan Seacrest's signature style has always included suits. Photo: Sadao Turner/Ryan Seacrest Productions

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is launching a collection of clothing and furnishings through a deal with Randa Accessories.

Chicago, Chicago…

Brad Sherman and Bob White of Hubert White

Karen Alberg Grossman reports on the Chicago Collective: Enzone, RB Sewell, RB Sewell, Allsize Company, Paul Betenly, Report Collection, Ross Graison, Marcus Evans, Mine Apparel and Saxx.

Acquiring Minds Want to Know

Doug Ewert

With their largest shareholder backing their $1.6 billion offer for Jos. A. Bank, it’s not business as usual for Men’s Wearhouse CEO Doug Ewert.

Modern Interpretation


Haspel, a brand known for its seersucker suits, is back with a contemporary collection designed by Shipley & Halmos for 2014.

Shaq Attack!


Shaquille O’Neal, who’s launching a collection of tailored clothing made by Peerless for Macy’s, is as much a class act as a slam dunk. By Karen Alberg Grossman