SOURCE: Talon International
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 8, 2012) - Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, reported reaching a two-year agreement with Fat Face Group Limited to supply them all of their apparel Trim and Zipper products. "We are extremely pleased and honored to be selected by Fat Face for this exclusive opportunity," noted Lonnie Schnell, Talon's CEO. "Fat Face became a Talon customer in 2011 for our Trim products and has proven an outstanding customer and partner within this industry. Supplying Fat Face with nearly $2.0 million in Trim components for just a portion of 2011, we now look forward to providing them with the full complement of our quality Talon products for all of their accessory needs and achieving a new level in our partnership and service to them."
Fat Face is a premier U.K. based retailer, specializing in the design and sale of active lifestyle clothing and related accessories. The Group offers a wide range of womenswear, menswear, childrenswear, footwear and accessory products, distributed through 199 stores within the UK and Ireland, through e-commerce and wholesale channels.
About Talon International, Inc.
Talon International, Inc. is a global supplier of apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products to manufacturers of fashion apparel, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, brand licensees and major retailers. Talon manufactures and distributes zippers and other fasteners under its Talon® brand, known as the original American zipper invented in 1893. Talon also designs, manufactures, engineers, and distributes apparel trim products and specialty waistbands under its trademark names, Talon, Tag-It and TekFit, to major apparel brands and manufacturers including Wal-Mart, Kohl's, J.C. Penney, Victoria's Secret, Tom Tailor, Abercrombie and Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Fat Face, Phillips-Van Heusen, Reebok and Juicy Couture. The company has offices and facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, India and Bangladesh.
This news release contains forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the company's views on the Tekfit© waistband and an increase in its adoption by customers now that the Pro-Fit litigation has been settled, and are generally identified by phrases such as "thinks," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "plans," and similar words. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are inherently subject to uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statement. These statements are based upon, among other things, assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management, including management's own knowledge and assessment of the company's industry, competition and capital requirements. Other factors and uncertainties that could affect the company's forward-looking statements include, among other things, the following: manufacturer and consumer acceptance of the Tekfit© waistband, the product's actual performance relative to its specifications, and competitive factors, including pricing pressures and the introduction by others of new products with similar or better functionality than the company's waistband products. These and other risks are more fully described in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which should be read in conjunction herewith for a further discussion of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.