Bloody Mary Mixdown

Cool in their Stoli shades: Maggie, Nick, Bonnie and Bruce Julian

Karen Alberg Grossman cheers for Charlotte, N.C. retailer Bruce Julian as he competes in the Manhattan Bloody Mary Mixdown.

MR Q: Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi puts with and wisdom into his menswear collection. Karen Alberg Grossman talks to the designer.

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.

Obituary: Mickey Sills

Mickey Sills

Mickey Sills, a designer and founder of the Mickey’s Self Storage, P.J. Salvage and Scanty Clothing brands, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 55.

Neckwear Notes: General Knot & Co., Four Years On

Andrew Payne

Now in its fourth year, General Knot has fans in places that a few years ago would have been utterly foreign to neckwear, including barber shops, coffee shops and at least one motorcycle shop.

Raffi’s Next Generation

Raffi Family

Although he’s not retiring, Raffi Shaya is a case study in successful succession.

Obituary: Norman Diamond, Retail King

Norman Diamond

MR Magazine is saddened to learn of the passing of industry icon Norman Diamond, who died of cancer this past November at age 86.

Mike Gould: An Endless Unfolding

Mike Gould square

Despite rumors to the contrary, Bloomingdale’s CEO Mike Gould is hardly retiring.

Obituary: Alfred Marshall, founder of Marshalls

Alfred Marshall, founder of the Marshalls off-price chain, has died at the age of 94.

Obituary: Warren Sewell Jr.

Warren Sewell Jr

Warren Palmer Sewell, Jr., former CEO of the Bremen, Ga.-based Warren Sewell Clothing Co., has died. He was 84.