Glove Maker Tabar Becoming Division of Fownes

Even Dunlop, COO of Fownes;  Gary Schloss,  managing director of Tabar; Tom Gluckman, President/CEO, Fownes;  Andrew Gluckman, COO, Fownes.

Outdoor sports glove company Tabar Inc. has merged with Fownes Brothers & Co.

Brooks Brothers Names Zac Posen Women’s Creative Director

Zac Posen

Zac Posen’s first women’s collection for Brooks Brothers will launch spring 2016.

G-Star Creates Interactive Factory Map

G-Star global map

G-Star has created an interactive map showing its 27 factories in Europe, North Africa and Asia.

Court Classifies Certain Football Items as Apparel

A U.S. court ruled that certain items worn for football should be classified as apparel, rather than sports equipment, for import duty purposes.

Gallup: Americans Don’t Think Social Media Affects What We Buy

A Gallup study found that 62% of Americans don’t make any connection between social media and what they purchase.

Investor Carl Icahn Demands Family Dollar Sell

Family Dollar

Icahn, who has a 9.4% stake in the discount retailer, is demanding it put itself up for sale.

Eton Names Louis Costa NE and Midwest Sales Manager

Louis Costa

Swedish shirt maker Eton has hired Louis Costa, formerly VP of sales at LBM, as its new regional sales manager.

Mr. Porter to Launch Kingsman Collection Ahead of Film

Colin Firth plays a secret agent posing as a Savile Row tailor.

Moviegoers will actually be able to buy clothing from the spy thriller online at Mr. Porter while they watch it in theaters.

Target Names Maiorino to Information Security Post

Brad Maiorino

Target Corp. has hired Brad Maiorino as SVP and chief information security officer.

A.K. Rikk’s Event Raises $291,000 for Children’s Hospital

AK Rikks Runway for Charity

A.K. Rikk’s in Grand Rapids, Mich. bested its fundraising record at the annual Runway for Charity event earlier this month.