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VF Corp. Mum On Potential Sale Of Majestic To Under Armour In Wake Of MLB Uniform Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16

Shortly after MLB yesterday formally  announced Under Armour as its uniform provider starting in '20, current rightsholder VF Corp. said that it is in "ongoing, productive talks" with MLB with a collective goal to ensure that its Palmer Township, Pa., facility -- home to the Majestic brand -- ...

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Tags: Finance, Under Armour, Majestic Athletic, VF Corp., MLB

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