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6 Things Every Man Should Have This Fall [Video] GQ style editor Will Welch shares some of his favorite fall trends

Fall is right around the corner, and that means it's time to (begrudgingly, perhaps) refresh your look. Where better to get sartorial advice than from GQ, a brand that has been…

September 15 1:53PM

How Having Higher Income Affects How Men Spend and Consume Media Rich guys are more likely to see newspaper, TV ads

Men tend to spend money on the same goods and services regardless of wealth, but the rich are roughly twice as likely to take a luxury vacation and eat organic,…

September 10 9:17AM

Luke Wilson May Singlehandedly Save Books, Newspapers and CDs The Skeleton Twins star still shuns digital in favor of traditional media

Specs Who Luke Wilson Age 42 Accomplishments Co-stars in The Skeleton Twins with Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (in theaters Sept. 12); writer and co-director (with brother Andrew Wilson) of the short film…

September 10 9:06AM

Michael Strahan and Carmelo Anthony Sound Off on Basketball and Business New York's sports superstars talk about family, fame and building their mega brands

On a sultry September afternoon, a stream of stylists, photographers, TV cameramen, publicists and editors converge at the gymnasium in New York’s 14th Street Y to capture a moment in…

September 9 8:35AM

5 Sports Superstars Who Are Mega Marketers Iconic athletes who became brands

After years of sitting on the sidelines, watching colleges cash in, athletes who graduate to the big leagues are eager to score lucrative partnerships and endorsement deals. Who better to look to for…

September 9 8:35AM

Michael Strahan Interviews Carmelo Anthony About Sports and Business [Video] A candid discussion of basketball, technology and inspiration

On a sultry September afternoon, a stream of stylists, photographers, TV cameramen, publicists and editors converge at the gymnasium in New York’s 14th Street Y to capture a moment in…

September 9 8:33AM

Women’s Fashion Brands Are Rushing to Design for Men Moschino, Coach and Michael Kors know that even athletes care about how they dress these days

Women’s fashions have long taken a cue from menswear. But a dude in La Perla? Not as outlandish as you might think, as a growing number of women’s apparel brands…

September 7 8:24PM

Using the Familial to Sell the Familiar How portraits of famous fathers and their sons make marketing magic

Brands have long recognized the value of finding the perfect masculine embodiment for their products, be it Theodore Roosevelt touting the steady aim of A.H. Fox shotguns in 1909 or…

October 10 7:10AM

A $20 Magazine for the Guy Passionate About Living the Good Life Enter ‘Man of the World’

Specs Who Founder Alan Maleh What Niche lifestyle magazine Where New York offices Once considered a mark of being gay, male fashion has gone mainstream. Enter Man of the World, a slick, oversized lookbook of…

October 10 7:10AM

Barbershops Are Making a Huge Comeback Back from the brink in the '90s

Even though he’s in the barber-shop business, Jim Valenzuela is not a barber—and he’ll tell you how it happened. “I couldn’t find a great barbershop that would take me back…

October 9 6:37AM

FXX Is Bulking Up Its Subscribers Ratings are also climbing steadily for the network

It’s Champagne time for the latest cable network to rebrand and relaunch. 21st Century Fox’s male-skewing FXX took the place of Fox Soccer Channel on Sept. 3, and in that…

October 9 6:35AM

How Michel Gondry and BBDO Made Muscle Music for Gillette An experiment in sound at a famed studio

IDEA: Listening to music is crucial to most people's workouts. But what if you could make music through exercise itself? Gillette tries just that in an experimental two-minute video (which doubles…

October 8 8:02AM

The Empire That Is Adam Carolla Comic is quite the savvy businessman

Aspiring entertainers often pay the bills waiting tables or serving Starbucks. Adam Carolla used to punch the clock as a boxing trainer, carpet cleaner and rebuilder of earthquake-damaged homes. With…

October 7 10:13PM

Men’s Fitness Lets Readers Sample Scents Sales of male grooming products continue to grow

Scent-loving guys will find a bonus in the November issue of Men’s Fitness: fragrance samples in the editorial pages. Global sales of men’s grooming products have grown an average of 6…

October 7 10:12PM

Hunkvertising: The Objectification of Men in Advertising Some wish they’d just keep their assets covered

Call it hunkvertising. The objectification of men in advertising (as with women) is not new. Consider icons like the Marlboro Man and Old Spice’s sexy pitchman Isaiah Mustafa. And yet, a…

October 7 10:09PM

The Millennial Male Is Not Who You Think He Is Marketers should take note

It’s the best time in the world to be a millennial man, to hear baby boomers tell it—let your parents or your girlfriend pay the rent, maybe start a useless…

October 6 10:39PM

Q&A With David Granger, Editor of Esquire How male readers have changed during his tenure

David Granger has presided over Esquire for 16 years, an unusually long tenure for the editor in chief of a magazine these days. In that time, America has been pounded…

October 6 10:38PM

Marketing a $400 Cooler Corey Maynard discusses growing the Yeti brand

Specs Who Corey Maynard New gig Vp, marketing, Yeti Coolers Old gig Vp, marketing, Gerber Legendary Blades Age 37 Your coolers have hard-core fans in the outdoor community. How do you take that base more mainstream? The solution is…

October 6 10:38PM

Men Are Fine With Mobile Ads if Freebies Are Included Just leave video-on-demand programming alone

Young men are far more likely than the general population to have a smartphone. Smartphone usage is deeply integrated into their lives, used for social networking, browsing the Internet and…

October 6 10:37PM

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