The three strategic business units created by Tropical Sportswear, as reported July 7, cover the following brands: the branded division, headed by John T. Berg Jr., includes Savane and Van Heusen; the private brand division, headed by Frank D. Keeney, includes Bill Blass; and the mass merchant division, headed by Steven S. Barr, includes Farah and retailers Kmart and Target.

This story first appeared in the July 15, 2004 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.