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Innerwear's Cross-Border Dealmakers

Hanesbrands and Gildan are both stretching out with deals in the sector.

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Hanesbrands to Acquire DBApparel for $550M

Purchase of French owner of DIM would bolster European presence.

Speedo Signs Deal With Red Cross

Beginning for spring, select products from Speedo’s Begin to Swim-branded line for youth will bear the official logo of the Red Cross and its seal of approval.

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Julien David Teams With Quiksilver

The designer and the surfwear brand have entered into a three-year partnership.

Under Armour to Open Chicago Store

The Baltimore-based activewear brand will open a 30,000-square-foot store at 600 North Michigan Avenue in March.

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Josie Natori Opens First U.S. Store

The designer will open her first boutique in the U.S. in Manhattan’s trendy NoLIta neighborhood.

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First U.S. Interfilière Fair to Debut

The first Interfilière textile and lace trade fair in the U.S. will be staged in New York City in mid-September

Lululemon Board Withstands Founder's Opposition

Chairman Michael Casey, director RoAnn Costin receive winning margins at annual meeting.

PVH Corp. Licenses Warner's, Olga Brands

The bra brands are getting a second life in the intimates arena with a licensing agreement between PVH Corp. and Vandale Industries Inc.

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Carole Hochman Named CEO of Naked

The longtime doyenne of the sleepwear and intimates industry, has joined Naked Inc. as chief executive officer and chief creative officer.

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Lounging With Crystal Hefner

The 28-year-old model-turned-entrepreneur will launch her first collection of loungewear for holiday selling.

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A Ruby Aims to Solve Leggings Problem

Avra Myers tapped a former J. Jill colleague, Jennifer Hudner, a veteran of Banana Republic and Harper’s Bazaar, to help her bring the project to fruition.

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