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Safilo to Relocate Its North American Headquarters, Consolidates Its US Distribution Network

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Parsippany, NJ and Padua Italy–Safilo Group, the Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of eyewear, recently announced the intent to relocate its North American headquarters which is currently co-located with a Distribution Center in Parsippany, NJ. This follows the decision to simplify and streamline operationally its US Logistics and Distribution …

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G-III Q4 Profit Jumps Nearly 60%

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—G-III Apparel Group reported today that its fourth quarter profit jumped 58% and an 8.8% rise in sales. While the profit beat forecasts, revenue missed. For the three months ended Jan. 31, G-III posted a net profit of $22.22 million, or 96 a share, compared with $13.06 million, or 62 …

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Skechers, Marcolin Renew Eyewear License

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Longarone, Italy—Marcolin Group and Skechers USA Inc., announced this week the renewal of their licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Skechers optical frames and sunglasses. ‘Head-to-Toe Brand’ Initially launched through a license with Viva International in 2010, this new multiyear agreement has been expanded to include …

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Perry Ellis Intn’l Inks Deal with Fantasia for Rafaella Accessories

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Miami, FL—Rafaella, the popular women’s sportswear brand known for its “Perfect Fitting Pant,” will soon be marketing the “perfect accessories” as well. Perry Ellis International Inc., which owns Rafaella, announced last week that it entered into a license agreement with Fantasia Accessories Ltd. for Rafaella brand accessories. Scheduled to debut …

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Cherokee Q3 Profile Falls, Sales Flat

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Sherman Oaks, CA—Cherokee Inc. reported Thursday afternoon a decline in its third quarter profit while sales were flat. But the marketer of lifestyle brands, such as Cherokee and Liz Lange, was optimistic about the future as more international deals are signed. For the quarter ended Nov. 2, Cherokee posted a …

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G-III Q3 Profit Up 23%, Raises Annual Forecast

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New York—G-III Apparel Group, which boasts more than 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Dockers, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Ellen Tracy, etc., saw its shares rise today after reporting strong third-quarter results and lifting its full-year forecast. For the quarter …

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Sequential Brands Gains NASDAQ Listing

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New York—Sequential Brands Group, Inc., which is behind such brands as Revo, William Rast and Ellen Tracy, announced today that the company has been approved to be listed on NASDAQ. “We are excited to up-list our common stock to the NASDAQ exchange,” said Yehuda Shmidman, chief executive. “We believe this …