Consumers are beginning to once again buy dressier fashions as COVID-19 restrictions ease, both G-III and Destination XL said Thursday.
E-commerce was a bright spot for the men’s big and tall retailer in the third quarter.
E-commerce sales rose 69 percent in the period to now account for 46 percent of the big and tall retailer’s overall volume.
The executive joined the company at the end of last year and was responsible for marketing during the pandemic.
Reopening the entire 321-store fleet and focusing on wholesale with Amazon Essentials are expected to help the company recover.
The company believes it could take six to nine months for business to return to normal.
The Rochester store was expected to operate at a loss in fiscal 2019.
Former Blue Nile ceo Harvey Kanter took the reins at the big and tall chain in April.
A new ceo will take the reins on April 1 as David Levin exits.
The big and tall retailer will provide private label and cobranded apparel.
David Levin is stepping down from the top post at yearend.