Wal-Mart has reached an agreement to acquire outdoor apparel retailer Moosejaw for about $51 million in cash, a deal finalized Monday and announced Wednesday. Moosejaw, founded in 1992, carries apparel and gear from more than 400 outdoor brands including Patagonia, The North Face, Marmot and Arc’teryx. nike air jordan 5 uomo nike air max 1 print donna Fjallraven Kanken 16L Fjallraven Kanken Sale Classic While primarily focused on e-commerce, the company also operates 10 physical stores across the Midwest. chaussure new balance Nike Free 5.0 Canotte Chicago Bulls
Wal-Mart said that Moosejaw will continue to operate its website and brick-and-mortar locations as a standalone brand complementing its other e-commerce sites. New Balance 446 męskie Canotta Los Angeles Lakers Moosejaw CEO Eoin Comerford, his executive team and the company’s 350-plus employees will remain headquartered in Madison Heights, MI. New York Knicks
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