Obituary: Charles Duke Zucker

Charles Duke Zucker

Charles Duke Zucker, a veteran salesman who worked for Cardinal, Esquire, Zanella and Peerless Clothing, died earlier this month.

Like father, like daughter

Crawford Brock with daughters Laura Chandler, Leigh Friend and Helen Brock

Jillian LaRochelle: After five years at MR, I’ve finally learned the secret to getting merchants to open up: ask about their daughters.

Retail overview: Recovery mode

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Men’s business has rebounded, but few stores are back to ’07 levels… “Men are primed to come back; there’s still pent-up demand!” David Witman, Nordstrom We were very pleased with menswear this past fall/holiday: we beat plan, which was our goal. (Editor’s note: Nordstrom same-store sales for December were up 8.4 percent; total sales for […]