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Does S. Kumars Own Hart Schaffner Marx

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by VentsMcMahon, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. VentsMcMahon

    VentsMcMahon Member

    Dec 29, 2010
    I'm confused about the ownership of Hart Schaffer Marx. My understanding is HartMarx is Chicago-based company. But is their parent company S. Kumars, Ltd. the India company? A Google search makes mention of the S. Kumars connection as recently as 2011, but the articles about S. Kumars (and President Obama's Gold Trumpeter Suits) don't mention any affiliation to S. Kumars.
  2. Cuttingboard

    Cuttingboard Well-Known Member

    Nov 30, 2010
    Austin, TX & Arlington, VA
    From Chicago Tribune dated August 2009, "Emerisque Brands UK and its partner SKNL North America said Friday that they completed the purchase of Chicago-based suitmaker Hartmarx Corp." No mention of Kumars anywhere when googled.

    HSM is having their winter sale and I bought a $1K Gold Trumpeter Grey Flannel suit in the American Modern cut for $250 and a $500 blue/brown glen plaid sport coat for $150.
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
  3. Mister F

    Mister F Active Member

    Jan 21, 2012
    Between your username and avatar, I totally read the thread title as "Owen Hart."

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