Badanco Secures Nautica License Deal

by MR Magazine Staff

NEW YORK — Randa Accessories announced that its Badanco luggage company has made a four-year licensing deal with Nautica for a full line of men’s, women’s and children’s luggage.

Denise V. Seegal, the CEO of VF Sportswear, the company that ons the Nautica brand, said in a statement, “We are pleased to have Badanco Enterprises, Inc., a leader in the luggage category, as our new partner. Travel and the feeling of freedom associated with it are at the core of the Nautica brand. We are confident that Badanco is the right partner for us and look forward to a mutually successful business together.”

The line will be in stores for Spring 2008.

VF acquired Nautica in 2003.