EVERLAST DEAL: Everlast Worldwide is teaming up with Seoul-based Image & Craft Planning Co. to launch Everlast-branded products in South Korea. The new Everlast products, including men’s and women’s sportswear, as well as footwear, will be introduced in South Korea later this year. Everlast said expanding its licensing activities in Asia is one of the company’s top priorities. The South Korea deal follows recent licensing agreements in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan. — David Hall
GEOX IN HONG KONG: Italian shoemaker Geox has opened a flagship on Hong Kong’s Nathan Road as part of its expansion efforts in Asia. The Geox Concept Shop is owned by the company’s Hong Kong franchisee, Mirabell International Holdings. Mirabell operates 40 stores in Hong Kong and Macau and is a major distributor of Geox products in the region. Mirabell shops also feature footwear from companies such as Rockport, Florsheim and Skechers. Geox operates in 68 countries and claims to be the eighth-largest shoemaker in the world. — D.H.