Brooks Brothers

Brooks Brothers

Legal

Brooks Brothers’ Bankruptcy Path

The retailer looks to use the Chapter 11 process to conduct a possible going-concern sale, a common endeavor in corporate bankruptcies.

clock July 15, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Brooks Brothers

Legal

Brooks Brothers Proceeds With New DIP Offer

The retailer came to court Friday with a new $80 million debtor-in-possession offer by Authentic Brands Group and Simon Property Group.

clock July 10, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Brooks Brothers 346 Madison Avenue Flagship.

Retail

Brooks Brothers: Let the Bidding Begin

The 202-year-old company will pursue a sale rather than a reorganization, with WHP Global and ABG seen as the leading contenders.

clock July 8, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Brooks Brothers

Financial

Brooks Brothers Files for Bankruptcy

The men’s wear brand is said to be attracting interest from intellectual property specialists.

clock July 8, 2020Evan Clark and Jean E. Palmieri

Brooks Brothers

Retail

Brooks Brothers Bids Coming in Before Imminent Chapter 11 Filing

ABG and WHP Global are seen as the front-runners in stalking-horse bids for the retail chain.

clock July 7, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship.

Retail

Brand Management Firms Circling Brooks Brothers

ABG, Marquee, WHP and Sequential are all seen as potential acquirers of the venerable retail company.

clock June 16, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

A Gitman Bros. camp shirt.

Mens Retail Business

Gitman to Close Pennsylvania Factory, Move Production to Tennessee

Brooks Brothers has also announced plans to close its three U.S. factories this summer.

clock June 10, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Alice + Olivia was open for business.

Retail

Connecticut’s Greenwich Avenue Opens for Business, Sort Of

While Saks Fifth Avenue, Richard’s and Alice and Oliva were open, many specialty stores such as Rag & Bone, J. Crew, Vince, Joie, Warby Parker, Club Monaco, and Brooks Bros. were still closed.

clock May 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Brooks Brothers

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Brooks Brothers Obtains $20 Million Loan From Gordon Brothers

The retailer has been exploring options including a sale or a bankruptcy filing.

clock May 21, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Brooks Brothers

Retail

Brooks Brothers: No Longer ‘Made in the USA’?

The iconic American retailer is said to be closing its remaining factories in New York, North Carolina and Massachusetts, impacting nearly 700 workers.

clock May 19, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Brooks Brothers

Fashion Scoops

Brooks Brothers to Stop Selling Product Made From Exotic Skins

The retailer stopped designing and ordering this type of merchandise around a year ago.

clock April 30, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

After Lockdown, Will Men Still Want to Buy Suits?

Mens Clothing Furnishings

After Lockdown, Will Men Still Want to Buy Suits?

The trend for fall was all about a more dressed-up, tailored look. But that was before the coronavirus had men WFH for weeks in sweatpants and T-shirts.

clock April 14, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

The Beatles at the BBC Studios, London, Britain, 1963.

Mens Fashion

The Power Suit Through the Years

From Beau Brummell to the Beatles and Gordon Gekko, the suit has had many iterations through the decades.

clock April 14, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

People wear masks as they cross the Brooklyn Bridge, in New YorkVirus Outbreak , New York, United States - 16 Mar 2020

Business Features

Clothing Firms’ Pivot to Mask-making Raises Worker Safety Concerns

As some clothing makers reorient production toward making masks and protective gear, they face more calls for workplace safety.

clock April 6, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Heritage menswear brand Hickey Freeman made the decision March 23 to convert the companyÕs factory in Rochester, New York, in operation since 1912, into a facility to produce protective face masks.

Markets

Coronavirus: U.S. Apparel Manufacturers Go to Battle Making Masks, PPE Despite Leadership Void

“There are so few apparel manufacturers in America and we feel strongly that it is our responsibility to help however we can with the resources we have,” said Brooks Brothers chief executive officer Claudio Del Vecchio.

clock April 6, 2020Booth Moore and Jean E. Palmieri and Rosemary Feitelberg

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