Hampshire Group, Limited, a fashion apparel provider whose brands include Dockers and James Campbell, announced this week that it has signed a Master Supply Agreement with Levi Strauss & Company to make knit shirts, woven shirts and sweaters for Dockers’ global, a Levi’s brand.
The new deal extends Hampshire’s existing Dockers relationship beyond the bounds of North America, making it the sole supplier of all tops for the brand worldwide.
Paul Buxbaum, Hampshire CEO said, “We are extremely excited and proud to be able to deepen our relationship with the Dockers brand on a global basis.” He added, “Sharing the same vision and blending our complementary skill sets have made for a successful partnership that we now look to extend around the globe. The additional volume associated with this new international agreement will leverage Hampshire’s existing production and sourcing platform.”
Hampshire, which operates Hampshire Brands, Inc. and Rio Garment S.A., specializes in designing and marketing men’s sportswear to department stores, chain stores and mass market retailers under licensed brands, proprietary brands and customer private labels.
Under the agreement, which takes effect for the fall 2015 product line, Hampshire will provide technical design and sourcing services in support of Dockers’ global strategy.