Buxbaum replaces Golden at Hampshire Group

Hampshire Group

Hampshire Group CEO Heath Golden has left the company and resigned from its board, to be replaced by board member Paul Buxbaum.

Hampshire credits turnaround strategy for Q3 performance

Heath Golden

Hampshire CEO Heath Golden says he’s confident that his turnaround strategy is working, and that Q3 numbers show where future growth will be.

Schmoozing: Scott James shop opening at Shaia’s

Scott James shop at Shaia's

Shaia’s in Birmingham, Ala. did $27,000 in sales on the opening night of its Scott James shop-in-shop.

Hampshire swings to Q2 loss despite huge sales increase

Hampshire Group

Hampshire Group has swung to a second-quarter loss, despite posting a significant increase in net sales.

State of the industry

Ron Wurtzburger

Karen Alberg Grossman speaks with a random sampling of top menswear execs for an overview of whatʼs selling, whatʼs changing, and what lies ahead.

Dockers licenses Hampshire for knit, woven tops

Hampshire Group

Hampshire Group adds the men’s woven and knit tops license to its existing Dockers sweater license.

Hampshire acquires Rio Garment for $23 million

Hampshire Group

NEW YORK—Hampshire Group has acquired Honduras-based knitwear manufacturer Rio Garment S. de R.L. for about $23 million. Rio, founded in 2006, designs and manufactures knit tops for U.S. retailers and distributors, including Aeropostale, its largest customer. Rio’s net sales last year were $57 million. Hampshire CEO Heath Golden commented, “This acquisition marks one of the […]

LF USA to buy Hampshire’s designer brands

Hampshire Group

Clothing maker Hampshire Group is offloading its women’s brands, with the Designers businesses being sold to LF USA, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung Limited, and the Item Eyes lines going to KBL Group International Ltd. The…

Hampshire widens FY losses on falling sales

Hampshire Group

Falling women’s wear sales and lower selling prices have contributed to a wider full-year losses at clothing maker Hampshire Group Limited.
“Operating results in 2010 were adversely affected by a highly promotional environment and a shift in our custom…

Hampshire Group CFO Norwood resigns

Hampshire Group

NEW YORK—Hampshire Group, Ltd. announced that CFO Jonathan Norwood has resigned to take another job. He has agreed to stay on until April while company searches for a replacement. “Jonathan has been a valued member of the senior management team during his five-year tenure and played an important role as part of the executive team […]