February 2009
SGB;Feb2009, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of Chaco Inc. by Wolverine World Wide Inc. in the U.S. Chaco founder Mark Paigen reveals that they decided to sell the company because of the economic downturn and tight credit market. On the other hand, Wolverine president Scott Sible believes that it is a perfect fit for their business because it provides opportunity in the market.


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