Apparel fastener and trim business Talon International has entered into a two-year agreement to supply clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face with trims and zippers.

Talon CEO Lonnie Schnell said: "Supplying Fat Face with nearly US$2m in trim components for just a portion of 2011, we now look forward to providing them with the full complement of our quality Talon products for all of their accessory needs and achieving a new level in our partnership and service to them."

Talon, which has facilities in the US, UK, China and India, supplies apparel brands Abercrombie and Fitch, Tom Tailor, JC Penney, Polo Ralph Lauren and Kohl's with fasteners and trims. 

 

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Talon International, Inc. and Fat Face Group Limited Sign Trim and Zipper Accessory Supply Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — October 8, 2012 — Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, reported reaching a two-year agreement with Fat Face Group Limited to supply them all of their apparel Trim and Zipper products. “We are extremely pleased and honored to be selected by Fat Face for this exclusive opportunity,” noted Lonnie Schnell, Talon’s CEO. “Fat Face became a Talon customer in 2011 for our Trim products and has proven an outstanding customer and partner within this industry. Supplying Fat Face with nearly $2.0 million in Trim components for just a portion of 2011, we now look forward to providing them with the full complement of our quality Talon products for all of their accessory needs and achieving a new level in our partnership and service to them.”

Fat Face is a premiere U.K. based retailer, specializing in the design and sale of active lifestyle clothing and related accessories. The Group offers a wide range of womenswear, menswear, childrenswear, footwear and accessory products, distributed through 199 stores within the UK and Ireland, through e-commerce and wholesale channels.

About Talon International, Inc.

Talon International, Inc. is a global supplier of apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products to manufacturers of fashion apparel, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, brand licensees and major retailers. Talon manufactures and distributes zippers and other fasteners under its Talon® brand, known as the original American zipper invented in 1893. Talon also designs, manufactures, engineers, and distributes apparel trim products and specialty waistbands under its trademark names, Talon, Tag-It and TekFit, to major apparel brands and manufacturers including Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, J.C. Penney, Victoria’s Secret, Tom Tailor, Abercrombie and Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Fat Face, Phillips-Van Heusen, Reebok and Juicy Couture. The company has offices and facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, India and Bangladesh.

Original source: Talon International