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Amazon is getting set to go into sportswear

Makalot Industrial, a Taiwanese vendor that produces clothing for Gap, Uniqlo and Kohl's, is reportedly making apparel for the Amazon line

Lindsey Rupp & Daniela Wei | Bloomberg 

Amazon.com is tapping some of the biggest athletic-apparel suppliers to make a foray into private-label sportswear, according to people familiar with the matter, setting the stage for further upheaval in an already-tumultuous industry. Makalot Industrial, a Taiwanese vendor that produces clothing for Gap, Uniqlo and Kohl’s, is making apparel for the Amazon line, a person with knowledge of the arrangement said. Eclat Textile, another Taiwanese supplier, is contributing to the effort as well — a relationship first noted by SinoPac Securities analyst Silvia ...

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First Published: Sun, October 15 2017. 01:24 IST
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