Kellwood Co To Acquire Dorby Frocks Ltd
The St. Louis-based Kellwood Co. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Dorby
Frocks Ltd., a New York City-based maker of womens apparel. Kellwood will purchase the stock of
Dorby with cash."Dorbys excellent sourcing capabilities and solid mass-market customer
relationships are valuable additions to Kellwood, and its product offerings will expand our
existing dress business," said Hal J. Upbin, chairman, Kellwood Co. Dorbys current management team
will remain after the acquisition has been completed.