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A TO Z: SOXLAND

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Soxland International, founded in 1986, is a full-service hosiery company. Known for its house brands–Davco, Dr. Motion, Real Ugly Socks, Greenology and Larry Levine (licensed)–the offerings satisfy a diverse range of hosiery products from novelty to compression to DIY sock decorating kits. A large portion of the business is dedicated to …

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Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting: Spring/Summer 2015 Report Available

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, …

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HanesBrands Q4 Profit Drops 60% on Acquisition Costs, Raises Forecast

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Winston-Salem, NC—Although HanesBrands reported Wednesday afternoon that its fourth quarter profit was down some 60%–weighed down by acquisition costs—the apparel and hosiery company still beat expectations. HanesBrands also increased its earnings forecast. For the quarter ended Dec. 28, HanesBrands posted net income of $32.3 million, or 32 cents a share, …

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Item of the Day: Erica M

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

Item of the Day: Erica M For anyone who loves old movies, there’s always the scene where the heroine flashes her garter belts and you think: “Wow, I wish I lived back then, when women really embraced sexy stockings and put so much time and effort into getting dressed.” But …

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Item of the Day: K. Bell Socks

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

Item of the Day: K. Bell Socks Whether you’ve virtually floated in space in “Gravity” or dodged wild beasts in “Avatar’s” otherworldly lands, it’s clear that 3-D effects are enhancing how the consumer experiences entertainment. Legwear company K. Bell Socks wants to add that enhanced element to fashion. Its patent-pending …