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R.G. Barry Adds Sourcing Capability to Its Handbag Business

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Pickerington, OH—R.G. Barry Corp. has integrated its former China-based sourcing agent into its baggallini division, the company announced today. The integration brings the extensive expertise of the privately-owned sourcing entity in all phases of handbag development, sourcing and supply to R.G. Barry’s growing handbag division. As part of the transaction, …

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R.G. Barry Buys Baggallini for $33.8 Million

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Pickerington, OH—R.G. Barry Corp. is expanding its accessories offerings beyond its Dearforms and other licensed slippers business. The company announced Thursday that it plans to acquire baggallini, Inc., the Portland, Oregon-based handbag and accessories company, for $33.8 million. Calling the baggallini acquisition “transformative,” Greg Tunney, R.G. Barry’s ceo, said: “The …