Individualized Apparel Group has acquired Coppley, the Canadian custom suit business owned by the bankrupt HMX.
Crafted with pride While the number of U.S. factories has obviously declined over the years, the ones that remain are hanging in, some even thriving. Consider JA Apparel in New Bedford, Mass. with its 450 employees. “It dates back to 1920,” says JA Apparel’s Tony Sapienza. “GFT bought it in 1985 and converted it. They [...]
It’s a tough call. We all want to buy well-made clothes at a good price, whether we’re buying for a store and trying to achieve a good markup, or just replenishing our closets. In order to get that balance between quality and price, we’ve had to give up most manufacturing to nations whose work forces [...]
NEW YORK—IAG announced this week that Dana Dean has been promoted to national sales manager for Gitman Shirts and Neckwear. He will continue reporting to Gitman president John Minahan and Gitman COO Larry Marshall. Dean, who has been with Gitman for a little over a year, was a salesman and manager at Nordstrom in Atlanta. [...]