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Callaway Golf announces Japan apparel JV buyout Beth Wright | 7 Jun 19

allaway Golf K.K., the Tokyo-based subsidiary of Callaway Golf Company has acquired the remaining 48% stake in its joint venture (JV) Callaway Apparel K.K. for US$18bn.

Callaway Golf completes $476m Jack Wolfskin buy Leonie Barrie | 7 Jan 19

US-based Callaway Golf Company has completed its EUR418m (US$476m) acquisition of leading European outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment business Jack Wolfskin.

Callaway Golf buys TravisMathew for US$125.5m Beth Wright | 21 Aug 17

Callaway Golf Company has completed its acquisition of golf and lifestyle apparel company TravisMathew LLC for US$125.5m in an all-cash transaction.

Callaway Golf Company names Brian Lynch CFO Beth Wright | 1 Aug 17

Callaway Golf Company has named Brian Lynch as its chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Perry Ellis extends Callaway Golf license agreement Beth Wright | 22 Nov 16

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has extended its license agreement with Callaway Golf.

US: Perry Ellis extends Callaway Golf licence agreement Michelle Russell | 1 Nov 13

Apparel group Perry Ellis International has further extended its licence agreement to design, manufacture and distribute apparel and related accessories with Callaway Golf.

Malaysia makers to focus on quality to achieve growth Jonathan Dyson | 19 Feb 13

Malaysia's textile and clothing industry is planning to focus on three key areas - higher value fashion, dyeing and finishing, and technical textiles - to sustain strong growth and continue to compete with significantly lower-cost competition elsewhere in Asia.

US: Columbia Sportswear exec McCormick resigns Katie Smith | 16 Aug 12

Michael McCormick, executive vice president of global sales and marketing at outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear, has resigned for personal reasons.

US: Perry Ellis and Callaway Golf extend agreement Petah Marian | 11 Apr 12

Perry Ellis has extended its licence agreement to design, manufacture and distribute apparel and related accessories with Callaway Golf.

US: Perry Ellis buys Ben Hogan golf brand Leonie Barrie | 17 Feb 12

Apparel firm Perry Ellis International Inc has bought the Ben Hogan golf brand from Callaway Golf Co in a move that reinforces its focus on golf lifestyle clothing.

UK: House of Fraser hires director of e-commerce | 28 Jan 11

UK department store chain House of Fraser has announced the appointment of Andy Harding to the position of director of e-commerce.

US: Callaway Golf widens FY net loss | 26 Jan 11

Callaway Golf Company has announced a wider full-year loss of US$29.3m, compared with $20.9m last year, due to a dip in the US golf market.

FRANCE: Hagen to head Puma in EEA Stuart Todd | 23 Jul 10

German sporting goods firm Puma, a subsidiary of French conglomerate PPR, has confirmed the appointment of Alexander Hagen as its new general manager, European Economic Area (EEA).

US: Callaway expects slow sales recovery | 17 Jun 10

Golf wear firm Callaway Golf Company has estimated that its second quarter net sales will be in the range of $295 - $305m, broadly flat from last year.

US: Callaway Q1 profit set to rise | 19 Apr 10

Callaway Golf is poised to post a healthy increase in first quarter profit, boosted by a double-digit sales surge in the first three months of 2010.

US: Perry Ellis swings to FY profit Joe Ayling | 22 Mar 10

Apparel company Perry Ellis International has swung into profit for the full fiscal year, buoyed by improved margins that offset lower FY sales.

US: Perry Ellis launches Top-Flite in Kmart | 9 Mar 10

Perry Ellis International is launching a range of golf apparel under the Top-Flite brand at Kmart after signing an agreement with Sears Holdings Corporation.

US: Callaway Golf swings to loss after challenging year | 28 Jan 10

Apparel seller Callaway Golf Company has swung to a full-year net loss for 2009, blaming the challenging economic and market conditions.

CHINA: Shop owner jailed after counterfeit golf raid | 22 Jan 10

The Shanghai Huangpu District People's Court has sentenced a retail shop owner in the Chinese city, Fan Chaokui, to serve a seven month jail term and pay a fine after being convicted of selling counterfeit golf equipment including apparel.

INDIA: Callaway launches Callaway Golf India unit | 13 Jan 10

Callaway Golf Company has announced the formation of Callaway Golf India, a wholly-owned subsidiary that establishes a direct presence within the country.

US: Voith to head Golf and Sportswear at Perry Ellis | 2 Oct 09

Apparel maker Perry Ellis International has promoted John (‘Jack’) Voith to the post of president of its golf and sportswear division.

US: Perry Ellis exiting men’s specialty store business | 23 Mar 09

Apparel maker Perry Ellis International Inc is exiting the men’s specialty store business and its Dockers outerwear license in a bid to save up to $8m.

US: Perry Ellis to join forces with Callaway Golf | 23 Mar 09

Perry Ellis International has been licensed to design, manufacture and distribute Callaway golf and sportswear apparel in the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

US: Gary Sims named MD of J Lindeberg USA | 5 Nov 08

Casual apparel maker People's Liberation Inc has appointed veteran golf and apparel industry executive Gary Sims as managing director of its J Lindeberg USA unit.

US: TaylorMade-Adidas Golf to buy Ashworth | 13 Oct 08

TaylorMade-adidas Golf, a subsidiary of sporting goods giant Adidas Group, is to buy golf inspired sportwear maker Ashworth Inc for $28.1m in a deal that makes it one of the world’s leading golf apparel companies.

US: Callaway Golf boss signs extended employment deal | 8 Sep 08

Golf wear brand Callaway Golf Company and its president and CEO George Fellows have agreed to amend and extend the term of his employment agreement until December 2011.

US: Two new appointments to drive Columbia sales | 27 Jun 08

Outdoor apparel and footwear maker Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Tim Bartels as its new vice president of global footwear sales and promoted Mitch Fields to vice president of global apparel sales.

US: Ashworth acquires Sun Ice trademarks | 17 Jan 08

Golf sportswear maker Ashworth has announced the acquisition of the Sun Ice and Sunice trademarks from Fletcher Leisure Group.

US: McCormick to lead European ops at Columbia Sportswear | 12 Sep 07

Columbia Sportswear European general manager, Paul Gils, has resigned from the company for personal reasons it was revealed yesterday (11 September).

US: Fila USA appoints Peter Holmberg to golf sales post | 21 Aug 07

Fila USA has named athletic apparel industry veteran Peter Holmberg as its national sales manager, Golf & Corporate.



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