UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 23, 2005

The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
         
Texas
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  1-16097
(Commission File Number)
  74-1790172
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
         
5803 Glenmont Drive
Houston, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)
  713-592-7200
(Registrant’s telephone
number, including area code)
  77081
(Zip Code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Item 8.01     Other Events

     On August 23, 2005, the Company issued a press release announcing that George Zimmer, the Company’s founder and chief executive officer, is being evaluated for an infection which has affected a graft in his aorta. Medical options are likely to include a surgical procedure.

     A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits

(c) Exhibits

                 
Number   Description        
  99.1    
Press Release of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. dated August 23, 2005.

 


 

SIGNATURES

     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:   August 23, 2005
         
  THE MEN’S WEARHOUSE, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Neill P. Davis    
    Neill P. Davis   
    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Financial Officer   

 


 

         

Index to Exhibits

                 
Exhibit No.   Description        
  99.1    
Press Release of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. dated August 23, 2005.