The World’s Largest Accessories Company Launches a Digital Laboratory

Randa Accessories, the world’s largest men’s accessories company, announced today the creation of “Randa Digital Labs” (RDL) to drive new value for Randa and its partners via the use of digital technology, tools and communication.

Randa Digital Labs will be led by Heath Golden, formerly president of Randa’s Neckwear & Jewelry division. “Heath’s strengths as a strategic thinker and his drive to remain on the leading edge of changes in our […]

By |2017-08-07T15:04:34+02:00August 7th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Randa Creates Digital Lab Division

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 […]

By |2017-08-04T21:49:05+02:00August 4th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

Paper Crown, Randa Selling Men’s Ties in Women’s Dress Area

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 |2017-05-26T21:45:00+02:00May 26th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

A Huge Company You’ve Never Heard of Probably Made the Belt You’re Wearing Right Now

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. […]

By |2017-05-15T21:41:19+02:00May 15th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

David J. Katz Maps Out a New Future for Retail — Driven by Data

By Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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 […]

By |2017-04-03T21:40:08+02:00April 3rd, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

Ryan Seacrest’s Lessons From the Red Carpet

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 […]

By |2017-04-03T21:36:34+02:00April 3rd, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

Randa Partners With First Insight

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 |2017-03-16T21:30:06+01:00March 16th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

Randa Reorganizes Senior Management Positions

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 […]

By |2017-03-07T21:26:09+01:00March 7th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments

Randa Shifts Executives in Luggage, Wallets; Names Chief Operating Officer

The changes are intended to position the corporation for future growth.

By Jean E. Palmieri

Randa Accessories has repositioned some of the senior managers in its luggage and wallets and seasonal accessories divisions and also named a new chief operating officer.

Under the restructuring, Brad Kovaly has been named president of Randa luggage. Kovaly has 25 years of experience at the company, starting in the neckwear division, then managing a newly acquired […]

By |2017-03-07T21:24:24+01:00March 7th, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments
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