Men's Wearhouse Courts Wealthier Customers, Feet First

An Allen Edmonds employee cuts leather at the shoe manufacturing location in Port Washington, Wisconsin Photograph by Ben Stechschulte/Redux

Men’s Wearhouse is weighing a bid for Allen Edmonds, marking perhaps the first time the companies have been mentioned in the same sentence. Men’s Wearhouse has built a $2.1 billion business by selling decent suits at relatively cheap prices and renting tuxedos to groomsmen and prom-bound teenagers.

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