January 18, 2012

Work wear manufacturer Dickies has expanded its enhanced visibility (E-Vis) garment offerings from five SKUs to more than 400 unique combinations of safety-focused occupational wear. The new product line allows workers in construction, heavy equipment, landscaping and other industries to customize virtually any Dickies garment by adding E-Vis reflective striping in 18 predetermined locations.

June 17, 2011

St. Paul, Minn.-based Ergodyne announced the launch of the ProFlex 710CR Cut-Resistant Trades Glove and ProFlex 820CR Cut-Resistant PVC Handler Glove. 

The new gloves combine the task-specific benefits of ProFlex Hand Protection with the cut-resistant technology of DuPont Kevlar to deliver superior protection and performance in two tenacious gloves.

April 12, 2011

Lowe’s four-year effort to locate a home improvement store in Boston’s Brighton area suffered a big setback when its preferred site was purchased by New Balance Athletic Shoe, according to an article in the Boston Herald.

March 24, 2011

The Boa Closure System, which replaces traditional shoe strings with a durable closure system, will be featured on certain Red Wing work boots this spring. 

The Boa Closure system is tightened and loosened by a dial and is designed for comfort, safety and closure, the company said.

Unlike traditional shoelaces that can cause uneven pressure due to friction when tied, the Boa Closure System allows the lace to equalize pressure around the foot, creating a customized, glove-like-fit that never comes untied.

February 9, 2011

Youngstown Glove Co. introduced a Women's Garden Series, described as form-fit to the shape of a woman's hand with longer fingers and a more slender palm.

The 11-year-old company, based in Agoura Hills, Calif., offers the gloves in pink or burgundy. High-tech features include a one-piece back-of-hand made of nylon with a moisture-wicking outer layer. 

December 23, 2008

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August 24, 2008

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February 21, 2008

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November 14, 2007

Domenico De Sole formerly served as CEO of Gucci Group....