VF Corporation to expand its workwear portfolio with the acquisition of chief competitor Williamson-Dickie.

VF will pay $820 million in cash for the privately-owned business. The merger agreement, which was announced today, will bring the Dickies brands under the same umbrella as VF’s outdoor, action sports and jeans labels like Vans, Wrangler and Timberland.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.

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