Opening Customers

AK Rikks trunk show Oct2014-FEATURED

Karen Alberg Grossman: I learned a few lessons about attracting new customers from Strong Suit’s recent made-to-measure trunk show at A.K. Rikk’s in Grand Rapids Mich.

A.K. Rikk’s Event Raises $291,000 for Children’s Hospital

AK Rikks Runway for Charity

A.K. Rikk’s in Grand Rapids, Mich. bested its fundraising record at the annual Runway for Charity event earlier this month.

Michigan Madness!

David, Matt and Carl from Kositchek's with MR's Karen Alberg

Karen Alberg Grossman takes a whirlwind tour of Michigan retail, stopping at Caruso Caruso, The Claymore Shop, L’Uomo Vogue, Kositchek’s, Fitzgeralds and A.K.Rikk’s.

Hot spot: A.K. Rikk’s

A.K. Rikk's

Jim Murray grows the business at A.K. Rikk’s in dollars and size.

MR announces the 2013 Uptown/Downtown winners


Mark Werts, Crawford Brock, John Malouf and Bloomingdale’s Dan Leppo to receive special recognition at MR’s 2013 Uptown Downtown Dinner

Sportswear: Bottoms on top


Jillian Sprague: Non-denim pants and shorts lead sportswear’s surge.