Marvin Goodman, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of swimwear manufacturer Apparel Ventures Inc., died of lymphoma Nov. 30 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California. He was 76.
Goodman started Apparel Ventures in 1976 and made the Gardena, Calif.-based company a leader in the swimwear sector. Apparel Ventures manufactures women’s swimwear and beach accessories under the La Blanca by Rod Beattie, 2 Bamboo, Ralph Lauren and Ralph Lauren Blue Label tags, among others.
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