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October 30, 1987 - Image 36

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-10-30

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Kosins is
Blessed with
the Best


A publication dedicated to well dressed short men


It's not every company that can boast
of such outstanding employees.
Allow us to introduce them to you:

Kosins has the largest collection of clothing
for the short gentlemen of Detroit.
Stop in today where size is not the issue,
fashion and quality are.


"Where Fit Is Foremost"


Lathrup Village
27881 Southfield Rd.
at 111/2 Mile
Mon.-Fri. 10-9; Sat. 9-6;
Sun. 1 2-5 • 559-3900

W hat's the Difference

Between a $220 Suit
and a $1500 Suit?

To a Tailor at Kosins
There is No Difference!

At Kosins, our tailors treat a $220 suit with the same
meticulous attention to detail as they do a $1500 suit.
We individually tailor to exact specifications to ensure you a
perfect fit no matter what the price of your suit. To a tailor at
Kosins, pride and precision are what really matters.

Kosins . 559-3900
27881 Southfield Rd.
at 11 ' 2 Mile
Lathrup Village


K osins

"Where Fit Is Foremost"

Big & Tall • 569-6930
26300 Southfield Rd.
North of 10',2 Mile
Lathrup Village

Mon.-Fri. 10-9; Sat. 9-6; Sun. 12-5


FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 1987


Jack LaBute, Manager, Lathrup
Village. Mr. LaBute was hired at
J.L. Hudson's in 1955 for part-
time Christmas help and ended
up staying for 19 years. In 1978,
with 23 years experience selling
men's clothing, he came to
Kosins. Now, besides selling,
Mr. LaBute supervises the sales
and support staff and as part of
the Executive Staff, is primarily
responsible for a store that will
exceed 8.5 million in volume this

Eliot R. Goldbaum, General
Merchandising Manager for Big
& Tall. Just 35 years old, Mr.
Goldbaum has 19 years exper-
ience in the Big & Tall specialty
business, where he began as a
stock boy and advanced through
sales and into management. In
1977, Harry Kosins called and
together they built the Big &
Tall store from the ground up,
literally and figuratively, using
Mr. Goldbaum's expertise to
insure quality, style and fit.

Nance Christiansen, Executive Robert Fischer, General Mana-
Vice President. Beginning as a ger/Sportswear and Haberdash-
part-time cashier in the men's ery Buyer. Following in his
clothing business in 1970, Ms. father's footsteps, Mr. Fischer
Christiansen started at Kosins began his career in men's
as a full-time cashier and book- clothing over 11 years ago. He
keeper in 1977. Soon she was was hired as a salesperson at
promoted to Executive Secre- Kosins in 1979 and rose through
tary and then to Executive V.P., the ranks to his present position
where as "right hand" to Harry . and spot on the Executive Staff.
and Ben Kosins, her duties Mr. Fischer is further involved
include assisting with clothing in advertising, promotion and
buying, coordinating all special budgeting as well as continuing
events and hiring and training of to be one of Kosins' leading

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