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RG Barry Corp taps Mullaney as CEO Beth Wright | 12 Dec 17

Footwear firm RG Barry Corporation has named former president and COO of Boston-based Shoes.com, Bob Mullaney, as president and CEO, effective immediately.


Eight footwear factories lead on social compliance Leonie Barrie | 19 Nov 14

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.


US: Private takeover of RG Barry completes Katie Smith | 8 Sep 14

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


US: RG Barry acquired by Mill Road Capital for $215m Leonie Barrie | 2 May 14

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.


US: RG Barry books mixed Q2 results Michelle Russell | 5 Feb 14

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.


US: RG Barry appoints Richard as e-commerce chief Michelle Russell | 14 Jan 14

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


US: RG Barry taps Cosgrove as Foot Petals president Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 14

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


US: RG Barry enters into purchase agreement with Mill Road Michelle Russell | 16 Dec 13

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


US: RG Barry Q3 profit hit by "sluggish" environment Katie Smith | 6 Nov 13

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.


US: RG Barry to "evaluate" buyout offer Katie Smith | 25 Oct 13

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.


US: Smith promoted to head footwear at RG Barry Katie Smith | 14 Oct 13

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


US: RG Barry receives offer to go private Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

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


US: Two footwear associations enter strategic partnership Petah Marian | 11 Sep 13

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.


US: RG Barry Q4 profit nearly halves Katie Smith | 6 Sep 13

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.


US: RG Barry Q3 profit surges on accessories sales Katie Smith | 7 May 13

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


US: RG Barry H1 profit falls on footwear performance Katie Smith | 5 Feb 13

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.


US: RG Barry Q1 profit slides as sales decline Katie Smith | 6 Nov 12

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


US: RG Barry swings to Q4 profit Katie Smith | 11 Sep 12

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.


US: RG Barry Q2 profit up 47% on strong slipper sales Leonie Barrie | 8 Feb 12

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).


US: Early shipments boost RG Barry Q1 Richard Woodard | 9 Nov 11

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


US: RG Barry narrows Q4 loss on higher sales Leonie Barrie | 14 Sep 11

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.


US: RG Barry to consolidate footwear distribution Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 11

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.


US: RG Barry swings to Q3 loss just-style.com | 11 May 11

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.


US: RG Barry Q2 profit cut on falling sales just-style.com | 8 Feb 11

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


US: RG Barry snaps up Foot Petals just-style.com | 31 Jan 11

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


US: Early orders boost RG Barry Q1 profit just-style.com | 9 Nov 10

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


US: Dearfoams license to take brand beyond slippers just-style.com | 3 Aug 10

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


US: RG Barry quadruples Q3 earnings just-style.com | 11 May 10

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


US: RG Barry fills top China sourcing post just-style.com | 15 Feb 10

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


US: RG Barry ups HY profit 31% just-style.com | 11 Feb 10

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

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