Sales of men's tailored clothing in the United States were up 24% in 2004 compared with 2003, according to the NPD Group, a consumer data firm. For the 12 months ended in April 2005, sales of men's tailored clothing were up 8.8% over the previous 12 months. Overall sales of men's apparel were $49 billion in 2004, up from $47 billion in 2003. http://www.jsonline.com/bym/news/jun05/332885.asp Yes, yes, it's about Kohl's, but it highlights much of the broader trend. The fact that Kohl's - Kohl's. - is now stocking suits says more than anything. Can a "Sam's Choice" sportcoat be far behind?