Delta Galil Industries, Ltd. a global manufacturer and distributor of socks, underwear and intimates, announced that it has reached an agreement to become the exclusive global licensee of men’s and women’s socks for Columbia Sportswear. Delta Galil will develop, produce and distribute Columbia’s seasonal collections of outdoor performance socks including hiking socks, trail running socks, hunting socks, outdoor lifestyle socks, ski socks and snowboard socks.
The first Columbia socks collection, to be launched by Delta Galil as early as Fall 2013, will be distributed at Columbia retail stores, big box sporting goods retailers, as well as select department and specialty stores worldwide. The collection will be on display at Columbia’s booth during the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 23-26, 2013. Delta Galil is the current sock licensee for Wilson, Converse, Kenneth Cole and several other leading sport brands.
“Columbia is one of the most well-respected brands in the sports and outdoor industry and a great addition to our licensed portfolio,” said Isaac Dabah, CEO of Delta Galil. “We are thrilled to be partnering with a company whose commitment to quality, performance and value mirrors our own.”