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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/3851581/hanesbrands*100xx500-500-84-0.jpg">Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Norcross, Ga.-based Alternative Apparel, a marketer of “better apparel” basics, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million.

The deal is part of a string of acquisitions that Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) has completed over the past few years  to generate cash flow and add to the firm's portfolio of brands including Hanes, Maidenform, Bali and Champion. Alternative Apparel is expected to have full-year 2017…<div>
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Hanesbrands acquires Georgia apparel firm for $60M

Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Norcross, Ga.-based Alternative Apparel, a marketer of “better apparel” basics, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million. The deal is part of a string of acquisitions that Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) has completed over the past few years to generate cash flow and add to the […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10141229/090916ahmichellekumbierharleydavidsonmuseum01*100xx3443-3456-1068-0.jpg">Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday that Michelle Kumbier has been appointed chief operating officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. with responsibility for overseeing the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer’s U.S. and international markets in addition to her current responsibilities leading product and operations, effective immediately. 

Kumbier most recently served as senior vice president, Motor Company product and operations. In that role, she led a team of more than 4,500 employees worldwide…<div>
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Kumbier named COO of Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday that Michelle Kumbier has been appointed chief operating officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. with responsibility for overseeing the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer’s U.S. and international markets in addition to her current responsibilities leading product and operations, effective immediately. Kumbier most recently served as senior vice president, Motor Company product and operations. In […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10345191/gettyimages-609725528*100xx3322-3328-1177-0.jpg">W.W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE: GWW) — which makes and services machinery and industrial products — saw its stock jump 12.65 percent today after it beat earnings and revenue expectations.

Grainger has a growing operations and service center in Tempe as well as locations in Gilbert and Phoenix,

Granger reported earnings of $2.90 per share. That was down from a year ago but beat earnings expectations of $2.57, according to Zacks Investment Research.

Grainger makes and services all kinds of machines,…<div>
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This down industrial stock got a 13 percent boost today

W.W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE: GWW) — which makes and services machinery and industrial products — saw its stock jump 12.65 percent today after it beat earnings and revenue expectations. Grainger has a growing operations and service center in Tempe as well as locations in Gilbert and Phoenix, Granger reported earnings of $2.90 per share. That […]

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