Fashion apparel maker Hampshire Group has extended its license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co. for its Dockers brand's men's tops business.

The agreement, which includes knit and woven tops as well as sweaters for the US market, runs through 2018.

"The Dockers brand continues to gain strength with both retailers and consumers as demonstrated by superior sell-through rates at all major distribution points," said Hampshire CEO Paul Buxbaum. "We look forward to continuing this momentum."

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Hampshire Extends DockersTM Men's Tops License May 12, 2014 10:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hampshire Group, Limited (OTC Markets: HAMP) today announced that it has extended the license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co. for its Dockers® brand's men's tops business. The agreement, which includes knit and woven tops as well as sweaters for the US market, extends the partnership through 2018. The partnership began with sweaters in 2003, and knit and woven shirts were added in 2012.

"We are very pleased to extend our partnership with Levi Strauss & Co. The Dockers® brand continues to gain strength with both retailers and consumers as demonstrated by superior sell-through rates at all major distribution points. We look forward to continuing this momentum."

Paul Buxbaum, Chairman and CEO of Hampshire, commented, "We are very pleased to extend our partnership with Levi Strauss & Co. The Dockers® brand continues to gain strength with both retailers and consumers as demonstrated by superior sell-through rates at all major distribution points. We look forward to continuing this momentum."

Hampshire (www.hamp.com), along with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Hampshire Brands, Inc. and Rio Garment S.A., is a provider of fashion apparel across a broad range of product categories, channels of distribution and price points. The Company specializes in designing and marketing men's sportswear to department stores, chain stores and mass market retailers under licensed brands, our own proprietary brands and the private labels of our customers. The Company operates a Honduras-based apparel manufacturer, designing, sourcing and manufacturing knit tops for men, women and children.

 

Original source: Hampshire Group