Thousands of retail workers have worked with their unions to deal with furloughs, severance and safety issues during the COVID-19 crisis.
The venture between Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands Group operates Brooks Brothers, Nautica, Aéropostale, Lucky Brand and Forever 21.
The incoming president is the epitome of effortless, classic American style with his peak lapel navy suits, bomber jackets and Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses.
Retailers and manufacturers are hoping for a significant jump in business as men go back to work and events get rescheduled.
The 202-year-old brand was purchased by ABG and Simon Property Group in September.
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.
Smaller stores may find customers are more likely to shop local to help support their communities.
Most men’s brands and stores are hoping for pent-up demand, but the category will need to be updated for comfort and performance.
Store employees face a disproportionate burden of job insecurity and loss of vital benefits, and tend to lack a strong voice in the process.
The centuries-old retailer will be sold to SPARC, the ABG-Simon Property Group joint venture, but vendors and employees ponder their future.
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.
Bluebell Group is more confident than ever about the Asian consumer as it further expands into new markets.