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Exclusive: Men's Wearhouse founder clashed with CEO, mulls comeback

By Nadia Damouni and Siddharth Cavale (Reuters) - Tensions started rising at Men's Wearhouse Inc <MW.N> over the past six months, as founder and executive chairman George Zimmer increasingly butted heads with his handpicked CEO over the clothing retailer's strategy.

Men's Wearhouse says fired Zimmer after he pushed for sale

(Reuters) - Men's Wearhouse Inc <MW.N> said it fired founder and Executive Chairman George Zimmer after he pushed to take the company private and effectively demanded to be reinstated as the sole decision maker at the clothing chain. Zimmer opposed a potential sale of the retailer's K&G fashion chain and instead argued for a risky sale of the whole company to an investment group, the board said in a statement.

Men's Wearhouse fires chairman who told millions 'You're going to like the way you look'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Men's Wearhouse doesn't like the way its founder looks anymore. The men's clothier said Wednesday that it has fired the face of the company and its executive chairman, George Zimmer, 64, who appeared in many of its TV commercials with the slogan "You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it."
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