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Jos. A. Bank Grabs Eddie Bauer for $825M

Combined company expects $2.1B in sales this year

(Newser) - Men's Wearhouse really wants to buy rival Jos. A. Bank, but the deal announced today is all about the latter, not the former. Jos. A. Bank is buying Eddie Bauer's parent company in a cash and stock deal worth $825 million, Bloomberg reports. The combination will allow "... More »

Men's Wearhouse Paying Zimmer $1M for His Voice

Company can use it, his face for 4 years in ads

(Newser) - A weird quirk in the George Zimmer saga at Men's Wearhouse: Even though the founder has been fired from the company, his familiar voice might be guaranteeing that men will "like the way they look" for the next four years, reports CNNMoney . The company will hang on to... More »

Men's Wearhouse: Why Zimmer Had to Be Fired

He thought he was the boss, despite his reduced role

(Newser) - Men's Wearhouse finally opened up about its surprise decision to fire founder and pitchman George Zimmer today, saying that Zimmer thought he could call the shots even with just a 3.6% stake in the company. One of the main points of contention is that Zimmer wanted to sell... More »

Men's Wearhouse Boots Gravelly-Voiced Founder

'You're gonna like the way you look. I guarantee it.' Yeah, that guy

(Newser) - "George Zimmer" may not be a household name, but his is a household voice. Zimmer is the guy who's been saying, "You're gonna like the way you look. I guarantee it" in Men's Wearhouse commercials for the past 28 years. In addition to being the... More »

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