G-III Apparel Group Ltd is a Delaware corporation that was formed in 1989. The Company designs, manufactures and markets apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, swimwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as footwear, luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and cold weather accessories. The Company operates in three segments including licensed products, non-licensed products and retail operations. The licensed products segment includes sales of products under brands licensed by company from third parties. The non-licensed products segment includes sales of products under its own brands and under private label brands. The retail operations segment consists of Wilsons Leather and G.H. Bass stores, as well as a limited number of Calvin Klein Performance stores. The Company operates approximately 199 Wilsons Leather stores and 163 G.H. Bass stores, as well as 5 Calvin Klein Performance stores, in 43 states and Puerto Rico. The Company sells its products under its own proprietary brands, licensed brands and private retail labels. It sells swimwear, resort wear and related accessories under its own Vilebrequin brand and footwear, apparel and accessories under its own Bass and G.H. Bass brands. It also sells apparel products under other owned brands that include Andrew Marc, Marc New York, Jessica Howard, Eliza J and Black Rivet and under private retail labels. It sells products under portfolio of licensed brands, including Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Guess, Cole Haan and Tommy Hilfiger. The Company's products are sold through a cross section of retailers including Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Dillard's, The Bon-Ton Stores, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and JC Penney. It also distribute through its own retail stores. The raw materials used by the Company in the production of its products are textiles, wool and leather. The Company faces competition from brand owners, distributors that import products from abroad, domestic retailers, other outlet stores, department stores, specialty stores, warehouse clubs and e-commerce retailers. The Company's operations are subject to regulations that relate to product labeling, content and safety requirements, licensing requirements and flammability testing.
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