Nautica Apparel Inc. has signed a licensing deal with Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. to distribute men’s and women’s sportswear in India. Arvind takes over all operations and existing stores from Planet Retail. There are currently 12 freestanding stores and six in-store shops in department stores in India.
Under the terms of the deal, Arvind will begin selling the apparel immediately through this distribution network.
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