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The brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles for consumer, workwear and military outdoor apparel.

There's no word yet on who's the 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."

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.

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. Consolidation is one of the key strategies that brands are using to respond to and/or push back against the pressures imposed on them by the likes of Amazon and Walmart.

With the acquisition, Walmart will gain a greater share of the fast-growing plus-size apparel market.

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.

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.

Aptos, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TXT Retail, the global provider of end-to-end merchandise lifecycle management solutions for the apparel, luxury, specialty and general retail sectors.

The merged company has a significant geographic reach with nearly 240 stores covering 19 states and the District of Columbia, spanning the East Coast from New York to Florida, the Midwest, the Southeastern U.S. and Texas. 

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. 

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.

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