October 2013 Summary:G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.
(G-III) designs, manufactures and markets a range of apparel, including
outerwear, dresses, sportswear, women's suits and women's performance wear,
as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and cold weather
accessories. It operates in three segments: wholesale licensed products,
wholesale non-licensed products and retail operations. The wholesale licensed
products segment includes sales of products under brands licensed by it
from third parties. The wholesale non-licensed products segment includes
sales of products under its own brands and private label brands. The retail
operations segment consists almost entirely of the operations of its
Wilsons outlet stores.
The Company sells its products under its own brands, which include Andrew
Marc, Marc New York and Marc Moto, licensed brands and private retail labels. In
August 2012, the Company acquired Vilebrequin, a provider of swimwear, accessories
2006 Summary: Wilsons Leather is the leading specialty retailer
of quality leather outerwear, accessories and apparel in the United States.
Their history dates back to 1899 as Bermans Leather, a leather garment manufacturer
and factory outlet retailer. Bermans Leather and Wilsons House of Suede
and Leather merged in 1988, becoming the firm you know today as Wilsons
Leather. Their nationwide network of stores offers quality leather products
under the following formats: their Wilsons Leather mall-based stores showcase
a full range of leather outerwear, accessories and apparel primarily under
their proprietary labels. Their Wilsons Leather Outlet stores offer clearance
items and special outlet-only merchandise as well as certain key in-season
products. They launched their airport stores in an effort to highlight their
Wilsons Leather brand and accessories. These airport stores play an instrumental
role in showcasing our products to millions of travelers who pass by their
airport stores each year. Their e-commerce site offers an extension of their
store experience and features key in-season merchandise as well as promotional
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