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BLACK FLEECE TO OPEN FREESTANDING STORES

November 06, 2007 BY CAPSULESNEWS

850---article-image.jpgBlack Fleece, the collection designed by Thom Browne for Brooks Brothers is set to get its own retail rollout, reports DNR. The line, which hit stores in early September, is expected to add $10 million to Brooks’ $800 million in annual sales. It is carried in 30 U.S. stores as well as six units overseas, and is Brooks’ most expensive offering, with prices averaging some 30 to 40 percent more than traditional Brooks Brothers merchandise, according to the article. Best sellers include shirts and lightweight suits.

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