Gerry was a manufacturer of outdoor sports gear
clothes and the
brand still exists as a clothing brand. The company
was founded by Gerald "Gerry" Cunningham
in 1946 and was originally located in Denver, Colorado.
As late as around 1980 the company had a successful
collection of innovative and relatively brightly
colored down garments, which were selling well as
far outside the U.S.A. as Scandinavia. Just a few
years later though the companies products seems
to have largely disappeared from the market and
the brand went dormant for several years.
Today the founder Gerald Cunningham has left the
and the Gerry brand is owned by Amerex Group
Inc., a New York based privately owned clothing
manufacturer which also owns and is licensing several
other brands. In 2002 Amerex Group Inc. started
a Gerry website, a step in re-launching the brand.
In the same year Gerry also announced a number of
Since then not much effort seems to have been made
to revitalize the brand and on the company's website
only a few clothing products are presented.
Amerex Group is a conglomerate of apparel
and a manufacturer in the US. There are three divisions
consisting of men's, women's and children (add labels).
Gerry is a new division of Amerex Group that is
marketing clothing for cold weather outdoor activists.