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.

The Claymore Shop: Anchors aweigh


The Claymore Shop sees smooth sailing in two locations It’s telling that the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bob Benkert’s new resort location for The Claymore Shop was delayed by a few minutes—because he was finishing up a sportcoat sale. At a youthful 71, Benkert is still a hands-on merchant who believes that being a successful retailer […]

MR Magazine announces Uptown Downtown Award winners for 2011


NEW YORK—MR Magazine today released the names of 12 men’s specialty retailers and two Menswear Hall of Fame honorees to be recognized at the 2011 Uptown Downtown awards for innovation, on July 18th at The Four Seasons restaurant in New York. David Witman, executive VP and GMM, menswear and kidswear divisions at Nordstrom, and Russ […]