RG Barry named 'Shoe Department Supplier' by Wal-Mart

December 23, 2008 - United States Of America

Accessories footwear marketer R.G. Barry Corporation has been named the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Shoe Department Supplier of the Quarter for the retailer’s third quarter ended Oct. 31, 2008.

“We were selected for this honor because our team’s performance represents what is best in a retail/supplier relationship,” said R.G. Barry Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Tunney. “Our merchandise quality, fulfillment execution and understanding of the marketplace allow us to play an important role in our retailing partners’ success with their accessories footwear customers.”

“We appreciate this significant recognition,” said R.G. Barry’s Douglas J. Yannucci, Vice President Sales, Wal-Mart Global. “Wal-Mart is a great retailer and a valued business partner to R.G. Barry. We believe that our relationship with them makes our entire team sharper, stronger and more adept at performing in today’s rapidly changing retail world.”

R.G. Barry Corporation is a key resource and supplier to Wal-Mart in the slipper category. The Company’s DF Women™ and DF Men™ slippers are available year-round in Wal-Mart stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

About R.G. Barry Corporation
R.G. Barry Corporation, the Dearfoams® company, is one of the world’s leading developers and marketers of accessory footwear. Visit us online at to learn more about our business.