They both sell suits, but in consumers' minds Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and The Men's Wearhouse are distinct brands. That's an advantage that the two biggest menswear chains should strive to keep as they join forces in a $1.8 billion deal, retail experts said.
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail brands around– Williams Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But after traveling to Alaska's Prince William Sound, she found her true calling – retail with a cause and online retailer bambeco, seller of sustainable home furnishings, was born.
Howard County Police say they have charged a 23-year-old man with the 2007 killing of his twin brother. Wael Ali was arrested Thursday in Cobb County, Ga., where he was being held on charges that he killed brother Wasel Ali in August 2007, police said.