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Patagonia has been at the forefront of the eco initiative with not only telling you to buy less or used outdoor gear, but finding ways to recycle your gear that has seen better days. Last week, The Guardian announced that Puma is taking it one step further with a plan to create gear that you can shred and compost along with your food leftovers.
Relatively new company Aether Apparel has taken a different approach to technical outerwear, focusing equally on both design and function. Fed up with either looking like teenagers or wearing not so stylish branded jackets, Aether hopes to now bring more simple, sophisticated fashion to the outdoors.
Having conquered the market for multifunctional headwear,
Buff is now entering the battle for the running and outdoor apparel markets with a new line of sportswear. Buff wants to fill the sportswear battlefield with color through t-shirts, tights, shorts and jackets.
Apparel company Hanesbrands announced on Thursday that they have completed a debt refinancing that will give the Company more financial flexibility to make acquisitions. Earlier this month, Hanesbrands made a public $500 million notes offering and secured a $1.15 billion credit facility in order to pay down its debt. The Company's goal is to reduce debt by $300 million in 2009 and 2010, cutting interest expense by $20 million to $25 million in 2010 and 2011.