Announcing the Radicals Awards Finalists

Written by the Robert Report.

It is my great pleasure to announce the 10 Finalists of the 2019 Radicals Awards. A year ago, we announced the inaugural Radicals Awards in collaboration with SAP, to seek out and identify radical and innovative thinkers and doers, exclusively in the legacy or traditional brands and retail industries. Our premise was to celebrate the innovators within the legacy world who are driving fundamental transformation […]

By |2019-02-07T23:51:30+00:00January 30th, 2019|In the Press|0 Comments

10+ Predictions for 2019

(excerpted from the Robin Report and written by David J. Katz)

In 2019, regardless of size, tenure or segment of business retailers, brands and suppliers must recognize that they can no longer navigate the new landscape with their old maps. Tomorrow’s winners will be nimble, data-driven, fast to market, and highly efficient.

Tomorrow’s champions will have the foresight, fortitude and fearlessness to disrupt their own identity and historical path to success to […]

By |2019-01-04T22:14:43+00:00January 4th, 2019|In the Press|0 Comments

Randa Announces Offer to Acquire Perry Ellis International, Inc.

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, […]

By |2018-07-02T14:15:23+00:00July 2nd, 2018|In the Press, 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+00:00August 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 3rd, 2017|In the Press|0 Comments
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