Originally founded by George Coffman, Coffman’s Mens Wear has built a strong reputation for carrying the finest in men’s fashions, while upholding its tradition of quality, style and exemplary customer service.
Mr. Coffman purchases Batchelor Brothers
1 Year Anniversary Sale Ad
The doors swing open on a completely modernized Coffman’s in the old JC Penny Building. The space is a handsome contemporary appointment with added space, gentle lighting, sensible air conditioning and much, much more.
Coffman’s attends Pitti show in Florence, Italy and continues to do so for the next 44 years
Canali brings its Italian made suits to the US
Coffman’s used English Taxi Cab to make deliveries
Christmas ‘70 mail order catalog
ECU School of Medicine established
Carolina East Mall location opening announcement
Fall 1980 Norman catalog
Congrats George Coffman on 30 years of service
Hart Schaffner and Marx celebrates 100th anniversary. It is the only line still carried in store from 1956.
Lynndale Shoppes location opens
Down 34-17 with 8:41 to go and its never-say-die fans chanting “We believe,” East Carolina mustered an incredible rally to overcome North Carolina State, 37-34, in the 24th Annual Peach Bowl. (Mike Grizzard, Daily Reflector)
Coffman’s 40th Anniversary
The Little League World Series is played in Williamsport, PA. The Greenville Little League team loses to Toms River, New Jersey. Toms River, New Jersey, USA defeats Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan in the Championship Game.
Hurricane Floyd – Flood of the Century
First robotic heart valve surgery in the US performed at Brody School of Medicine at ECU by Dr. Randolph Chitwood
ECU alumnus Chris Knott starts Peter Millar with an offering of 12 cashmere sweaters
Nominated by the Industry Vendors in 2004 as “one of the most exciting specialty retailers in America”
Robert Talbott Shop opens