Death of Marvin Traub

May 14, 1925 - July 11, 2012
New York, New York | Age 87

Merchant prince dead at 87
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ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Traub, a merchant prince and former CEO of Bloomingdale's, who transformed the department store chain into an international powerhouse, died at his home in Manhattan on Wednesday. He was 87.

The cause was bladder cancer, according to Mortimer Singer, president of Marvin Traub Associates Inc., a consulting firm that Traub started in 1992. He had been battling the illness since late 2009.

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