State of the industry

Doug Ewert

Karen Alberg Grossman talks to retailers large and small about the challenging state of the menswear business.

Schmoozing: Tony Waldron’s retirement party

Tony Waldron's retirement party

After 38 years, Tony Waldron is retiring from Hudson’s Bay Company. At his recent retirement party, friends and family celebrated a brilliant merchant and a “gracious and dignified gentleman.”

Wayne Drummond: Chief adventurer

Wayne Drummond

Karen Alberg Grossman: That his business card reads ‘Chief Adventurer’ tells a lot about Wayne Drummond, top menswear merchant at both The Bay and Lord & Taylor.

Hoffman leaves Lord & Taylor

Brendan Hoffman

Lord & Taylor CEO Brendan Hoffman is leaving the company, to be replaced by Bonnie Brooks, chief executive at Lord & Taylor’s Canadian counterpart, The Bay.