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October 31, 2013

Tandy Leather Factory announced plans to open a store in Atlanta, in November.

Fort Worth, Texas -- Tandy Leather Factory announced plans to open a store in Atlanta, in November. It’s the second Tandy store in the Atlanta area, and the company’s 79th overall.  

The new store is located in the Westfork Business Center and will open on Nov. 18.

August 3, 2012

Samsonite International is acquiring high-end luggage and leather goods firm Hartmann from Clarion Capital Partners for $35 million.

New York -- Samsonite International is acquiring high-end luggage and leather goods firm Hartmann from Clarion Capital Partners for $35 million.

“The Hartmann brand is an important addition to our portfolio and gives us the ability to successfully expand our presence in the global luxury luggage section,” stated Tim Parker, chairman and CEO, Samsonite.
 

December 14, 2011

Christopher & Banks Corp. said Wednesday it has named Joel N. Waller as president for a one-year term, effective immediately.

Minneapolis -- Christopher & Banks Corp. said Wednesday it has named Joel N. Waller as president for a one-year term, effective immediately. He will report to Larry Barenbaum, CEO.

Waller, who is charged with revitalizing the business and putting the company back on track to profitability, was most recently a consultant to various retail companies, including AM Retail Group, Inc./Wilsons Leather. He served as CEO of Wet Seal from 2005 to 2008, and as chairman and CEO of Wilsons Leather before that.

August 4, 2010

The Frye Co., billed as the nation’s oldest continuously operating shoe company and benchcrafted leather...

March 31, 2007

Wilsons The Leather Experts is reinventing its brand with a more edited, fashion-oriented product mix...