NEW YORK CITY – – Randa Accessories, the world’s leading men’s accessories company, announced today that it has made a non-binding proposal to acquire 100% of the outstanding common shares of Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PERY) at a price of $28.00 per share. The proposal was made following the previously announced merger agreement between Perry Ellis and a newly formed entity controlled by its founder and director, George Feldenkreis, […]
Randa is upping its digital game.
The world’s largest men’s accessories firm has created Randa Digital Labs, a new division that will take the data it collects on consumer preferences and use that to quickly manufacture and test product at retail.
Heath Golden, formerly president of Randa’s neckwear and jewelry division and the one-time chief executive officer of Hampshire Group, will head the division.
“Heath’s strengths as a strategic thinker and his drive […]
The collection is being targeted to brides and is merchandised in a women’s shop at Lord & Taylor.
By Jean E. Palmieri –
It’s no secret that the men’s neckwear business has been struggling in recent years. But Randa, the category’s largest manufacturer, is not about to roll over and play dead.
Instead, it has teamed with Paper Crown, a popular women’s collection founded by Lauren Conrad and Maura McManus, to create […]
By Dennis Green –
No matter what brand of belt you’re currently wearing, there’s a pretty good chance it was made by one company: Randa.
Randa Accessories is likely the biggest brand you’ve never heard of. It churns out belts, ties, luggage, small leather goods, casual bags, jewelry, and seasonal accessories, including footwear, hats, and gloves.
It claims to be the “world’s largest men’s accessories company,” supplying retailers like Nordstrom, Macy’s, Kohl’s, J.C. […]
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David J. Katz, of Randa Accessories, and Jim Shea, of analytics firm First Insight Inc., have a cure of “retail sameness.”
The fashion apparel and retail market needs a new map, according to David J. Katz, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Randa Accessories, and Jim Shea, chief commercial officer of analytics firm First Insight Inc.
The two executives shared the stage to share their thoughts and insights on a retail […]
The television host and entrepreneur is extending his tailored clothing line into sportswear for fall.
By Jean E. Palmieri –
Ryan Seacrest has noticed a considerable change in the way men dress on the red carpet and it’s this appreciation for fashion that he’s hoping to capitalize on with his Ryan Seacrest Distinction label.
The television host and entrepreneur said that since launching his own line three years ago, he’s developed a more […]
The men’s accessories manufacturer will use First Insight technology to make design, buying and pricing decisions.
By Aria Hughes –
Randa, a men’s accessories wholesaler, is tapping First Insight for its consumer-driven predictive analytics.
Starting this month, Randa will look to First Insight for design, buying and pricing decisions about the accessories it produces for its brands, retail partners and consumers.
“We are dedicated to making our partners successful. Offering the right assortment through […]
By Brian Lipton –
Randa Accessories, leading men’s accessories company, has repositioned key senior management positions to better align itself with changes in the marketplace.
Ed Turner, who has been with Randa for over 20 years and has served in many management roles including sales, merchandising, sourcing, brand management, and PLM engagement, has been named chief operating officer. Most recently, Turner served as president of Randa’s wallets and seasonal accessories division.
“With the […]