Schmoozing: The 15th Annual Tallia Orange Golf Classic

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The competition was intense as top retailers and other industry icons showcased their driving and putting skills at the beautiful Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, NY last night.

Tailored clothing: Make more noise!

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Karen Alberg Grossman: While selling dress-up in a casual universe is no piece of cake, stars are aligned for increased suit sales.

Schmoozing: Ronald McDonald House

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Jeff Gennette, the chief merchandising officer for Macy’s Inc., was honored last night at the 21st annual Ronald McDonald House gala at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

Life lessons from Team Izod

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When Team Izod needed blazers for its new season, we turned to David Levin of Casual Male/DXL and Ron Wurtzburger of Peerless who didn’t hesitate to help out.

2012 UJA-Federation annual luncheon: Giving back!

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Karen Alberg Grossman: This year’s UJA-Federation luncheon honoring Bon-Ton’s Brendan Hoffman and Peerless’ Alvin Segal raised an incredible $1.3 million.

Vendor view: Evolving the dress-up trend

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John Jones: Slim suits have driven much of the recent boom in tailored clothing, but not every retailer has the assortment right yet.

State of the industry

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Karen Alberg Grossman speaks with a random sampling of top menswear execs for an overview of whatʼs selling, whatʼs changing, and what lies ahead.

Schmoozing: Terry Kalish retirement party

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Peerless Clothing hosted a retirement party for Terry Kalish at Sidecar at PJ Clarke in New York. The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.

Schmoozing: 2011 Annual Peerless Golf Outing

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Peerless Clothing hosted its 13th annual VIP golf outing featuring our industry’s top clothing merchants, star vendors and a handful of celebrities. Held at the Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, a wonderful time was had by all! The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and […]

Vendor view: Tailored clothing

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Between fabric cost increases, higher minimums and delivery problems, this is not a fun time to be a clothing manufacturer. Total men’s tailored clothing in 2010, according to NPD research, was $3.4 billion, down from $3.7 billion in ’09 which was down from $4.1 billion in ’08. This represents an 8.7 percent decline in dollars […]