Diligent and deliberate. Those were the words used by Neal Black, chief executive officer of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., to describe the company’s approach to a possible merger with its rival, The Men’s Wearhouse Inc.
“Work is under way, but I cannot give you a timeline of when that work will be completed to enable us to give a thoughtful response,” Black said in his prepared remarks to discuss third-quarter earnings on Thursday morning. “I can assure you that we want to act expeditiously with the sole goal of delivering increased value for our shareholders, but not at the expense of distracting our management team during the most crucial selling period.” RELATED STORY: Role Reversal — Men's Wearhouse in Pursuit of Jos. A. Bank >>
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