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The scene in Los Angeles as retail reopens.


How Two Unions Representing Retail Workers Are Navigating the Pandemic

Thousands of retail workers have worked with their unions to deal with furloughs, severance and safety issues during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Marc Miller Offers a Peek Into the Inner Workings of SPARC

The venture between Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands Group operates Brooks Brothers, Nautica, Aéropostale, Lucky Brand and Forever 21.

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks to reporters before boarding his campaign plane at Nashville International Airport Thursday, 2020.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Presidential Pick: Ralph Lauren Said To Be Dressing President-elect Joe Biden for Swearing-in

The incoming president is the epitome of effortless, classic American style with his peak lapel navy suits, bomber jackets and Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses.

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Michael Strahan in his Collection.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Beleaguered Tailored Clothing Industry Sees Uptick in Second Half

Retailers and manufacturers are hoping for a significant jump in business as men go back to work and events get rescheduled.

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The State of Retail Bankruptcies in 2021

More brands, suppliers and landlords may wind up in bankruptcy as the much anticipated “return to normal” depends on vaccine distribution.

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Jamie Salter

Business Features

ABG’s Jamie Salter on Buying and Building Brands

The owner of Barneys, Brooks Brothers and dozens of other is attracted to brands with global reach and multiple categories.

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Brooks Brothers holiday.


EXCLUSIVE: The Brooks Brothers Playbook Includes More Sportswear, E-comm and Fun

The 202-year-old brand was purchased by ABG and Simon Property Group in September.

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Brooks Brothers flagship.


All Change at Brooks Brothers: Flagship in Flux, New Designer Near

New owners, ABG and SPARC, are negotiating with former Brooks Brothers owner Claudio Del Vecchio on the lease of the flagship, while Michael Bastian is in the running to be the designer.

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Mens Retail Business

What to Watch: Independent Retailers May Benefit From Big Store Bankruptcies

Smaller stores may find customers are more likely to shop local to help support their communities.

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Mens Retail Business

What to Watch: Can Tailored Clothing Rebound From Pandemic Downturn?

Most men’s brands and stores are hoping for pent-up demand, but the category will need to be updated for comfort and performance.

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August 08, 2020: An overall view of a Mid-Town street corner with a person holding a store closing sign as business struggle to stay in business in Manhattan, New York. Mandatory credit: Kostas Lymperopoulos/CSM (Credit Image: © Kostas Lymperopoulos/CSM via ZUMA Wire) (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)


Retail Workers Face Rough Road in Corporate Bankruptcies

Store employees face a disproportionate burden of job insecurity and loss of vital benefits, and tend to lack a strong voice in the process.

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Exiting Bankruptcy

Some major retailers who filed for Chapter 11 during the pandemic are moving onward after a trip in court during an extraordinary time.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship., photographed on April 19, 2018 in New York.


Brooks Brothers to Proceed With $325M Sale to SPARC Group

The centuries-old retailer will be sold to SPARC, the ABG-Simon Property Group joint venture, but vendors and employees ponder their future.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship., photographed on April 19, 2018 in New York.


‘Big-Name Designer’ Among the Changes Expected for Brooks Brothers

A creative with a strong background in sportswear will be hired before the end of the year, according to new owner, ABG’s Jamie Salter.

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Jamie Salter

Mergers and Acquisitions

Jamie Salter, the $12 Billion Man

The founder and ceo of Authentic Brands Group submitted the winning bid late Tuesday to purchase Brooks Brothers for $325 million.

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