Former Exec Rabb Passes
June 1, 2009,
Veteran retailing executive Herbert Raab died in New York on May 11. He was 83.
In the early 1980s, he became president of the iconic high-end home furnishings retail chain W. & J. Sloane of New York. He later became senior vp of high-end home furnishings retailer Milford Wayside Furniture in Milford, Conn.
During his career, Raab was known for highlighting stars from fashion and home furnishings, including John Weitz, Jay Yang and Giorgio St. Angelo.