Men’s Wearhouse fires founder and famed pitchman George Zimmer

Men's Wearhouse

By Elizabeth Lazarowitz

Men’s Wearhouse has handed founder and high-profile pitchman George Zimmer his hat.

The retailer said on Wednesday it had fired Zimmer as its executive chairman, but offered no reason for his abrupt departure.

Zimmer, who started the national chain in 1973, told CNBC that he had clashed with the board about the company’s direction and it had “chosen to silence my concerns through termination.”

Zimmer has been the very public face of Men’s Wearhouse for nearly three decades, starring in its TV ads and delivering the line “You’re going to like the way you look — I guarantee it” in his distinctive, gravelly voice.

Beginning with one store in Houston, Zimmer, 64, helped build the chain into one of North America’s largest men’s specialty clothing retailers, with 1,143 locations. He tapered his duties in 2011, when he stepped down as CEO.
Read More Men’s Wearhouse fires founder and famed pitchman George Zimmer – NY Daily News.

About The Soul Brother

An observer to the world. I have a unique view of the world and want to share it. It's all in love from the people of the "blues". Love, Knowledge, and Sharing amongst all is the first steps towards solving all the problems amongst humanity.
This entry was posted in News from the Soul Brother and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Men’s Wearhouse fires founder and famed pitchman George Zimmer

  1. Erlinda says:

    Hello webmaster i see you put a lot of work in your website, i know how to make your blogging easier, do you know that you can copy
    any post from any site, make it 100% unique and pass copyscape test?
    For more info , just type in google – rewriter
    creates an unique article in a minute

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s