George Feldenkreis flees Cuba after Fidel Castro’s takeover and settles in Miami.
George Feldenkreis and his brother, Isaac, create Supreme International, selling school uniforms and guayaberas.
Oscar Feldenkreis joins the company as a vice president and joins the board of directors.
Supreme International hits $33 million in sales and goes public on the Nasdaq exchange under the stock symbol SUPI.
PEI acquires Jantzen and the Original Penguin by Munsingwear men’s label is introduced.
PEI acquires Laundry by Shelli Segal, bringing the company into the contemporary women’s market.
Under pressure from an activist investor, George Feldenkreis is named executive chairman and Oscar Feldenkreis becomes chief executive officer and president.