Li & Fung Launches Vendor Support Services Unit

Li & Fung

Sourcing giant Li & Fung has launched a new business unit reorganizing its existing factory support services.

Geoffrey Beene announces licensing agreement for men’s sportswear

Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene, LLC has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with LF USA for men’s sportswear including sport shirts and sweaters.

Li & Fung to acquire boy’s wear company Fishman & Tobin

Li & Fung

NEW YORK—Sourcing giant Li & Fung announced in Hong Kong early this morning that it will acquire Fishman & Tobin, the 97-year-old boys’ apparel company. Though the deal has not officially closed yet, it is expected to be finalized in a matter of days. Chairman and CEO Mark Fishman and president Jim Rosenfeld will stay […]

Li & Fung to acquire Fishman & Tobin

NEW YORK–The Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li &Fung announced early this morning that it will acquire Fishman & Tobin, the 97-year-old boys’ apparel company. Li & Fung acquired Kids Headquarters, a young men’s and children’s wear company, in 2009. Fishman & Tobin was founded in 1914 by brothers-in-law Samuel Fishman and Louis Tobin and has […]

Power Players: Iconix through Zegna

What does it take to play in the big leagues of menswear? Apparently, a lot more than it used to. Power Players, Iconix through Zegna. For Armani through Hugo Boss, click here. Iconix Brand Group If you want to see what the future of branding looks like, Iconix would be a good place to start. […]

Power Players: The menswear industry’s largest companies

Power Players

What does it take to play in the big leagues of menswear? Apparently, a lot more than it used to. If you are a manufacturer or brand owner, your e-commerce strategy, social networking, flagship stores, off-price outlets and licensing agreements can be even more important than what you are actually selling to stores. Yet MR […]