S&K Famous Brands Reviews

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Joseph A. Oliver III
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  • S&K Menswear...great culture...poor business model.

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    Current Employee - Manager in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at S&K Famous Brands


    Family feel. The culture is built around strong emotional ties. The company receives fabulous loyalty without investing much into its workforce, due to hiring people of great character. The goodness of the team around you binds you to the company.


    Declining industry, and poor management decisions. The lack of growth means little opportunity to grow. There is also no formal training program in place for career development.

    Advice to Management

    Be more agressive in pursuing opportunities, and be willing to adapt to the changing dynamics. What worked in the 80's will not work today, as the consumer and fashion has changed. Consumers today want uniqueness not cookie cutter clothes.

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Website www.skmenswear.com
Headquarters Glen Allen, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1967
Type Company - Public (SKFB)
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Syms, Macy's, Men's Wearhouse

S&K Famous Brands suits men on a budget. S&K sells men's suits, tuxedos, sportswear, and accessories at discount prices. It operates about 100 S&K Famous Brand Menswear stores in malls and shopping centers in some 25 states, from the East Coast to Texas. It also runs an online shop. By placing early orders with makers of such brands as Ralph Lauren and Oleg Cassini, S&K leverages the lower fabric and production costs associated with off-peak manufacturing periods. It also sells clothing under private labels, such as Roberto Villini and Tailors Row. Grocer I. J. "Hip... More

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