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Eight footwear factories lead on social compliance

Leonie Barrie | 19 Nov 2014

A committee of footwear sourcing executives has identified eight footwear factories in China and Vietnam that they say are among the top performers when it comes to social compliance and their commitment to continuously improve factory conditions and standards.


Private takeover of RG Barry completes

Katie Smith | 8 Sep 2014

The acquisition of US slipper and accessories maker RG Barry Corporation for US$215m by private equity firm Mill Road Capital has completed.


RG Barry acquired by Mill Road Capital for $215m

Leonie Barrie | 2 May 2014

Private equity firm Mill Road Capital is to acquire all of the outstanding shares of slipper and accessories marker RG Barry Corporation that it doesn't already own, in a deal worth around $215m.


RG Barry books mixed Q2 results

Michelle Russell | 5 Feb 2014

RG Barry Brands has booked an increase in second-quarter earnings but reaffirmed its outlook for lower full-year sales on the back of economic headwinds.


RG Barry appoints Richard as e-commerce chief

Michelle Russell | 14 Jan 2014

US footwear and accessories manufacturer RG Barry Brands has appointed digital marketing veteran Heather Richard as its director of e-commerce.


RG Barry taps Cosgrove as Foot Petals president

Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2014

RG Barry Brands has promoted Jeff Cosgrove to head its Foot Petals business unit.


RG Barry enters into agreement with Mill Road

Michelle Russell | 16 Dec 2013

RG Barry Corporation has entered into a non-disclosure standstill agreement with Mill Road Capital Management for the purchase of the US footwear firm.


RG Barry Q3 profit hit by "sluggish" environment

Katie Smith | 6 Nov 2013

Shifts in the timing of holiday shipments to retailers, combined with the sluggish retail environment, weighed on footwear and accessories manufacturer RG Barry's profit during the third quarter.


RG Barry to "evaluate" buyout offer

Katie Smith | 25 Oct 2013

US footwear and accessories manufacturer RG Barry has formed a committee to "review and evaluate" a buyout offer from private investment firm Mill Road Capital Management.


Smith promoted to head footwear at RG Barry

Katie Smith | 14 Oct 2013

US-based footwear and accessories manufacturer RG Barry has promoted Lee Smith to president of its footwear business unit, replacing Nancy Coons.


RG Barry receives offer to go private

Katie Smith | 12 Sep 2013

RG Barry has received a buyout offer from private investment firm Mill Road Capital Management.


Two US footwear groups in strategic partnership

Petah Marian | 11 Sep 2013

The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) and the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) have entered into a strategic partnership to help raise the profile of independent footwear retailers in Washington.


RG Barry Q4 profit nearly halves

Katie Smith | 6 Sep 2013

Footwear and accessories manufacturer RG Barry has reported a 40.7% decline in earnings during the fourth quarter, offsetting a slight increase in total sales.


RG Barry Q3 profit surges on accessories sales

Katie Smith | 7 May 2013

Footwear and accessories maker RG Barry has seen its first-quarter profits surge 84.8%, helped by increased sales of accessories.


RG Barry H1 profit falls on footwear performance

Katie Smith | 5 Feb 2013

Footwear and accessories maker RG Barry has today (5 February) reported that its first-half profit fell 13.6% on the back of declining footwear sales - but said its performance was in line with its expectations.


RG Barry Q1 profit slides as sales decline

Katie Smith | 6 Nov 2012

Footwear and accessories maker RG Barry has today (6 November) seen its first-quarter net profit slide 11% on the back of falling sales.


RG Barry swings to Q4 profit

Katie Smith | 11 Sep 2012

Footwear and accessories maker RG Barry Corp has today (11 September) swung to a fourth-quarter net profit on the back of "robust" footwear sales and a revaluation of net deferred tax assets.


RG Barry Q2 profit up 47% on strong slipper sales

Leonie Barrie | 8 Feb 2012

Strong Christmas demand for footwear lines like slippers have helped RG Barry Corporation to a 47.3% jump in second quarter profit, the company said yesterday (7 February).


Early shipments boost RG Barry Q1

Richard Woodard | 9 Nov 2011

Dearfoams accessory footwear business RG Barry Corporation recorded a near-doubling of first quarter profits, but warned against reading too much into the results.


RG Barry narrows Q4 loss on higher sales

Leonie Barrie | 14 Sep 2011

New sales from its newly acquired Foot Petals and Baggallini businesses have helped footwear and accessories maker RG Barry Corporation to halve its fourth quarter loss.


RG Barry to consolidate footwear distribution

Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 2011

Slipper maker RG Barry Corporation is to shutter one of its distribution facilities as part of an expanded four-year deal with its logistics supplier.


RG Barry swings to Q3 loss

just-style.com | 11 May 2011

Footwear and accessories maker RG Barry Corporation has swung to a third quarter loss after being hurt by lower sales and costs related to its acquisition of the Baggallini business.


RG Barry Q2 profit cut on falling sales

just-style.com | 8 Feb 2011

Fashion and functional accessory marketer RG Barry Corporation registered dips in second quarter profit and sales in what the company called a “challenging” year.


RG Barry snaps up Foot Petals

just-style.com | 31 Jan 2011

Accessory footwear and slipper marketer RG Barry Corporation has completed the US$14m purchase of premium insoles company Foot Petals.


Early orders boost RG Barry Q1 profit

just-style.com | 9 Nov 2010

Slipper maker RG Barry Corporation has posted strong increases in first quarter sales and profits thanks to earlier than expected Christmas shipments to retailers.


Dearfoams license to take brand beyond slippers

just-style.com | 3 Aug 2010

RG Barry Corporation is taking its Dearfoams brand beyond slippers after signing a license to expand the line into sleepwear and apparel.


RG Barry quadruples Q3 earnings

just-style.com | 11 May 2010

RG Barry Corporation has reported increased net sales and net earnings for the third quarter after spring business prospered.


RG Barry fills top China sourcing post

just-style.com | 15 Feb 2010

Accessories footwear marketer RG Barry has appointed Jay Smith as its China-based vice president of sourcing.


RG Barry ups HY profit 31%

just-style.com | 11 Feb 2010

Accessory footwear marketer RG Barry Corporation has boosted first-half profits by 31%, on the back of better sales for its Dearfoams brand.


RG Barry lifts FY outlook as Q1 profits double

just-style.com | 4 Nov 2009

Accessory footwear maker RG Barry Corporation has more than doubled its first quarter earnings after the timing of shipments to retailers returned to a more normal pattern.

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