Wolverine Worldwide announced a few weeks ago the sale of Robeez, the premium brand of soft-soled footwear for babies and toddlers, which belonged to its Stride Rite subsidiary, but it did not disclose the identity of the buyer. Now it is known that Robeez' new owner is McCubbin Hosiery, an American supplier of socks, slippers and soft-soled footwear. The company developed and launched a line of socks for Robeez in 2010 and three years later got the license to produce Robeez branded socks and to sell them in North America. McCubbin indicates that it wants go global with the newly acquired brand.

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