NEW YORK — Active Brands International, through a partnership with Eureka Growth Capital, has acquired Marc Wear, a major garment-dyed manufacturer of products sold to better department stores.
Marc Wear, a $125 million wholesale operation, sells merchandise under the trademarked name Hot Cotton by Marc Ware to Macy's, Nordstrom, Gottschalks, Dillard's, Belk and Lord & Taylor. It also produces a line called Marc Wear. The sale price wasn't disclosed.
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