January 7, 2014
Contact: University Relations
Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells The Baltimore Sun that a merger between clothier giants Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank is inevitable, because investors "want to see this deal get done."
But roadblocks remain, Isberg notes, not the least of which is the possibility that bringing the companies together will result in job losses at the top:
"What this is going to come down to is which management team is going to be left standing at the end of the deal," Isberg says.
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