And in honor of it, previous winners share their favorite retail tales.
Unionmade is sharing the love with Los Angeles on Valentine’s Day by opening its fourth store.
Elise Diamantini: After finding one of his grandfather’s old fisherman jackets, Alexander Stutterheim was inspired to create a modern version of the classic style.
Harry Sheff: Forward-thinking men’s grooming brand Baxter of California is almost 50 years old and still a pioneer.
Elise Diamantini: Todd Barket grows Unionmade through lessons learned from his corporate past.
Elise Diamantini: Last night, New Balance previewed their made in the USA collection at New York’s Mulberry Project.
After 19 years of working in corporate America for the Gap, Todd Barket, like many people during the recession, lost his job. Barket took the opportunity to live out his American dream and opened Unionmade in San Francisco, Calif. “When I opened the store, few men’s specialty stores carried aspirational …