Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012 - (Page 62)

Retail Canada GRAFTON-FRASER INC. Dressed for Success Grafton-Fraser Inc. is investing heavily in efforts to refresh the look of its stores as well as enhance the skills of its people, improve its products and upgrade technology. C Dave McGregor Toronto 62 May/June 2012 anada’s leading menswear retailer is looking to its history while making investments in its future. Grafton-Fraser Inc. – which consists of the TipTop Tailors, George Richards Big & Tall Menswear, Mr. Big & Tall and Kingsport Big and Tall Clothiers brands – has more than a century-and-a-half of retailing experience. President and CEO Dave McGregor explains that he leveraged that experience when he joined the company in 2010. “Our business is based around making sure men are dressed for success in the office or business environment,” he says. “My goals when I started here were to take the company back to the roots of what made it successful, which is offering quality merchandise and style at an affordable price.” Tip Top Tailors is Grafton-Fraser’s largest brand, with 102 locations across Canada and two more projected to open in June. George Richards Big and Tall Jaytex The Jaytex Group value proposition includes a full service offering of branded apparel sales, marketing, distribution and creative private label solutions.  Proud partners with Grafton-Fraser Inc. for over 25 years. Jaytex is excited to be working with Dave McGregor and the entire Grafton-Fraser team. Committed to being Canada’s Leader in delivering affordable high quality Men’s Fashion.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012

Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012
‘Push’ vs. ‘Pull’
Narrow Your Band
Celebrating in Style
Give a Little Something Extra
Charm City Cakes
LazyTown Entertainment
Binny’s Beverage Depot
Vallarta Supermarkets Inc.
Cintron Beverage Group
Total Wine and More
Golfsmith International Inc.
Barrow Fine Furniture
Hedahls Auto Plus
Kopp Drug Inc.
Grafton-Fraser Inc.
Intelligent Office Canada
A1 Counting Solutions
New & Notable
Focus on Licensing - May/June 2012
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Franchising Facts
Hello Kitty Charm
Playing It Up
Saban Brands Powers Up
Mars Retail Group
SEGA of America Inc.
Major League Baseball Players Association
Universal Partnerships & Licensing
Remington Arms Co.
Cartoon Network Enterprises
Hybrid Apparel
Agile Network
New & Notable

Retail Merchandiser - May/June 2012