June 26, 2013 / 9:00 PM / in 4 years

Men's Wearhouse founder says going private one of several options

(Reuters) - Men’s Wearhouse Inc MW.N founder George Zimmer said he had not concluded that taking the company private was the best strategy, but instead suggested the apparel retailer explore options beyond just selling its K&G fashion chain.

A Men's Wearhouse store is seen in Santa Monica, California, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The company’s board said on Tuesday that Zimmer, who it had fired as executive chairman last week, had been pushing to take Men’s Wearhouse private.

Reporting by Siddharth Cavale in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das

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