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 […]