Amid private equity chatter, Collective Brands Inc. is adding five licenses to its Sperry Top-Sider brand, allowing it to expand beyond footwear.
The deals, which have been inked with swimwear manufacturer Manhattan Beachwear Inc., hosiery firm Renfro Corp., handbag and belt maker Tandy Brands Inc., scarf and glove vendor Interbrand LLC and U.S. Continental, a leather and shoe care firm, will give rise to new collections in spring 2013.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)