NEW YORK — Dino Valiano, an Italian resort-inspired knitwear collection with a fuller fit, is taking another stab at the U.S. market.
The brand, based in Donauwoerth, Germany, and manufactured by majority owner Gruppo Marlys of Vicenza, Italy, on the outskirts of Venice, has begun showing its spring 2003 collection here and has been reengineered with lighter fabrics. Its objective: a U.S. wholesale volume of at least $2.5 million in the first or second year, with 25 to 35 accounts, primarily upscale specialty stores.
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