Joseph Abboud

Melissa Campanelli is Editor-in-Chief of Total Retail. She is an industry veteran, having covered all aspects of retail, tech, digital, e-commerce, and marketing over the past 20 years. Melissa is also the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle.

Men's Wearhouse Inc. has agreed to buy the company that owns the Joseph Abboud clothing brand for $97.5 million. The sale will reunite designer Joseph Abboud, who joined Men's Wearhouse as chief creative director seven months ago, with the brand he launched in 1987. Abboud cut ties with the New York company that owned the brand, JA Holding Inc., eight years ago amid disputes with investors and executives.

Fremont, Calif. -- Men's Wearhouse said Wednesday that menswear designer Joseph Abboud has been named the company's chief creative director. According to the company, Abboud will leverage his industry and design knowledge to work directly with Men's...

From electronic information kiosks to full-service menus, the iPad is increasingly ingratiating itself with in-store retail experiences. The latest of these comes from designer Joseph Abboud, who released an iPad app this week that enables shoppers to order made-to-measure suits from Joseph Abboud stores at Nordstrom.

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