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Karen Alberg Grossman

Karen Alberg Grossman

Karen Alberg Grossman is editor in chief of MR Magazine, which she founded with Stu Nifoussi in 1990, and MR-Mag.com. She is also editor in chief of Forum magazine and Accent magazine, both luxury lifestyle publications custom-designed for upscale independent stores. She started her career as an executive trainee for Bloomingdale's and then as a market rep for May Merchandising. A frequent moderator of industry panels and seminars and guest lecturer at fashion schools, she is known for her insightful editorials, personality-revealing profiles and provocative industry roundtables. She also admits to spending hours studying men under the guise of “market research.”

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Liz Rodbell: An Aggressive Stance

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From childhood, Liz Rodbell knew that fashion was her destiny. After working on the selling floor at Albert Steiger in Springfield, Mass. during high school and earning a degree in merchandising from Wood Tobé-Coburn in New York City, she started out in the executive training program at A&S, soon moving …

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MR Q: Mark Weber

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Former CEO of PVH and LVMH, Mark Weber shares some insider secrets in his new book. You’ve just published Always in Fashion: why this book, why now? I’m a storyteller. When my boys were small and they’d ask questions, I’d never give them a simple answer. I’d make them look …

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Editor’s Letter: Positive Energy!

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The stars are aligned for some unprecedented growth in menswear As this endless winter gradually melts into spring and we in the Northeast can finally venture outdoors without layers of hats, scarves, sweaters (and those ubiquitous quilted jackets), I’m feeling much positive energy in the more temperate air. Although too …