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Gildan Activewear Announces Proposed Acquisition of American Apparel Brand

on 11/21/2016 - 11:12 am

via CSGA
Press Release
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2016) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) to acquire the worldwide intellectual property rights related to the American Apparel® brand and certain assets from American Apparel, LLC, (American Apparel), a U.S.-based manufacturer of fashion basics, for a cash purchase price of approximately $66 million. Gildan will also separately purchase inventory from American Apparel to ensure a seamless supply of goods in the printwear channel while the Company integrates the brand within its Printwear business. Gildan will not be purchasing any ...

Vitaly opens flagship store in Toronto

on 11/09/2016 - 10:46 am

Our friends of at Vitaly have just taken the wraps off their first flagship store in Toronto. The store, located at 505 Queen Street West, spans over 1600 square feet over 3 floors. Vitaly, founded in 2011, makes contemporary jewelry and clothing for men and is sold in over 300 stores worldwide.
For more information, click here.
To read our feature on Vitaly click here.

Vitaly's flagship store at 505 Queen Street West, Toronto. - Vitaly

Instagram tests shoppable tags in the US

on 11/08/2016 - 03:04 pm

Instagram is beta testing shoppable tags with some clients in the USA. Presumably to rollout wider in the near future. The concept is simple. Brands / Online retailers can tag the items in the promoted post and link directly to their retail stores. 
More here.

Jack Threads from Instagram for Business on Vimeo.

KNOWSHOW Fall / Winter 2017 Registration Open

on 11/07/2016 - 12:16 pm

Registration for the Fall / Winter 2017 KNOWSHOW is now open!  
January 18 - 20, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre to preview the best new products from Canada's best selection of Lifestyle, Action, and Winter sports Brands.
Register Here.

KNOWSHOW Heads East in 2017

on 11/07/2016 - 11:56 am

Our friends over at the KNOWSHOW have recently announced / teased that they will be debuting an East Coast edition of their tradeshow in 2017. Details are limited, but it looks like a few things are certain:
1. It will be in Toronto
2. It will take place on June 28/29
3. It will be fun!
More info here.

KNOWSHOW Spring / Summer 2017 from KNOWSHOW on Vimeo.