Delta Galil to Be Exclusive Licensee of Columbia Sportswear’s Global Sock
Business Beginning with Fall 2013 Season
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2013
TEL AVIV, Israel -- January 10, 2013
Delta Galil Industries, Ltd. (DELT/Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, DELTY.PK/OTCQX), a
global manufacturer and distributor of socks, underwear and intimates,
announced today that it has reached an agreement to become the exclusive
global licensee of men’s and women’s socks for Columbia Sportswear, the
flagship brand of Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq:COLM). Columbia
Sportswear is a global leader in the active outdoor apparel, footwear,
accessories and equipment industries.
Delta Galil will develop, produce and distribute Columbia’s seasonal
collections of outdoor performance socks including hiking socks, trail running
socks, hunting socks, outdoor lifestyle socks, ski socks and snowboard socks.
The first Columbia socks collection, to be launched by Delta Galil as early as
Fall 2013, will be distributed at Columbia retail stores, big box sporting
goods retailers, as well as select department and specialty stores worldwide.
The collection will be on display at Columbia’s booth during the Outdoor
Retailer Winter Market trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, January 23-26,
2013. Delta Galil is the current sock licensee for Wilson, Converse, Kenneth
Cole and several other leading sport brands.
"Columbia is one of the most well-respected brands in the sports and outdoor
industry and a great addition to our licensed portfolio,” said Isaac Dabah,
CEO of Delta Galil. “We are thrilled to be partnering with a company whose
commitment to quality, performance and value mirrors our own. We look forward
to applying our strength in design, product and material innovation and global
distribution to grow the Columbia brand and our own business.”
About Delta Galil Industries
Delta Galil Industries is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded and
private label apparel products for men, women and children. Since its
inception in 1975, the Company has continually strived to create products that
follow a body-before-fabric philosophy, placing equal emphasis on comfort,
aesthetics and quality. Delta Galil develops innovative socks, seamless
apparel including bras, shapewear; intimate apparel for women; extensive lines
of underwear for men; babywear, activewear, sleepwear, and leisurewear. For
more information, visit www.deltagalil.com.
Columbia, the flagship brand of Portland, Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear
Company, has been creating innovative apparel, footwear, accessories and
equipment for outdoor enthusiasts since 1938. Columbia has become a leading
global brand by channeling the company’s passion for the outdoors, and an
innovative spirit of “trying stuff”, into technologies and performance
products that keep people warm, dry, cool and protected year-round. To learn
more, please visit the company's website at www.columbia.com.
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