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Scabrenta, using its proprietary technology and deep knowledge of Italian leather making, will be an important R&D hub for various kinds of leather solutions within the ISA group.

Athletic apparel manufacturer Badger Sportswear is acquiring Alleson Athletic, a producer of in-stock uniforms and custom sublimated garments. 

Together, the businesses will offer superior quality apparel, more customized product options and rapid fulfillment and service for team dealers, decorators and collegiate bookstores.

VF Corporation signed an agreement to purchase New Zealand outerwear innovator Icebreaker Holdings for an undisclosed sum. On a trailing 12-month basis, Icebreaker Holdings generated approximately $150 million of revenue.

Earlier this year INVISTA announced its intention to shed the Apparel & Advanced Textiles business unit — one of four major divisions — and it finally found a buyer.

Founded in 1995, Alternative Apparel sells Alternative brand better basic T-shirts, fleece and other tops and bottoms.

HanesBrands CEO Gerald Evans Jr cites Alternative Apparel's attractive business model, very strong and differentiated brand, and highly talented team of employees as drivers for the acquisition, noting that the acquisition also "diversifies our sales mix as we emphasize growth across all channels."

Helly Hansen's star has risen in recent years as it made inroads with streetwear culture in addition to honing its reputation as a top technical outdoor brand.

QVC, Inc. president and CEO Mike George announced plans for a new organizational structure and senior executive team for the QVC Group, to be effective once Liberty Interactive Corporation completes its previously announced acquisition of HSN, Inc., which is expected later this year.

It’s no coincidence that such mergers are increasing at the same time as the economic and structural clout of mega retailers is also spreading throughout the retail industry and supply chain.

Going forward, TXT Retail will be known as TXT Retail, an Aptos Company.

The united company will create a worldwide footprint with expanded resources, scalability and an end-to-end retail platform based on innovative business solutions and technology. 

RNF, the Dutch sports and fashion holding, has purchased the MEXX brand from Eroğlu Holding — one of the largest holding companies in the field of apparel and real estate.

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. completed a transaction to acquire the four-store operations of Wood’s Boots, Inc., a family-owned retailer based in Midland and Odessa, Texas.

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