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VF Corp to buy Dickies workwear maker for US$820 million

[BENGALURU] Apparel and footwear maker VF Corp said it would buy Williamson-Dickie Mfg Co, the owner of Dickies and Workrite workwear, for about US$820 million in cash.

Williamson-Dickie is expected to add more than US$1 billion of revenue to VF by 2021.

The deal is expected to close early in the fourth quarter.

REUTERS

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