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RG Barry Becomes a Private Company

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Pickerington, OH—The acquisition of footwear and accessories maker RG Barry Corporation for $215 million by private equity firm Mill Road Capital has closed. The deal, which was announced in May, will mean RG Barry is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of a newly-formed corporation controlled by Mill Road. Mill Road Capital …

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RG Barry a Step Closer to Being Sold?

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Pickerington, OH—Is RG Barry Corp., owners of Dearfoams, baggallini and Foot Petals brands, closer to going private? Could be. The company announced today it had entered into a non-disclosure standstill agreement with Mill Road Capital Management for the purchase of the company. Mill Road Capital, which already owns an 8.57% …

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Heritage Section

In What's New, Features by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

In today’s “here today, gone tomorrow” age, consumers are welcoming brands with longstanding heritages more than ever before. Why? Because they trust them. Heritage brands speak of history, character and status. It shows that they have stood the test of time, yet still stayed relevant with an ever-changing consumer. This …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Now that the ridiculous 100+ degree heat wave has broken, we can return to thinking about winter merchandise without feeling like we’re in some cruel, alternative universive. These adorable Fair Isle slippers by Dearfoams will have you longing for freezing, snowed-in evenings by the fireplace with your sweetie (or more …