The Company Signs New Agreement With Mamiye Brothers For Girls Sportswear
NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iconix Brand Group (Nasdaq:
ICON) (the "Company") announced today it has entered into a license agreement
with Mamiye Brothers to manufacture and produce Rampage(R) Girls Sportswear.
The Rampage Girls Collection of sizes 2/6x and 7/16 will debut for Spring 2007
at better department stores nationwide.
Commenting on the new agreement, Charlie Mamiye, President of Mamiye
Brothers, stated, "We are thrilled to launch Rampage girls. Rampage is known
as a cutting edge, fashion forward brand and we know there is a demand for
girls' sportswear in this niche. Our strategy is to react to fashion trends
quickly and bring them to market in a timely matter."
"Neil Cole, CEO of Iconix, stated, "Mamiye Brothers has distinguished
themselves as a fashion forward kid's apparel leader in the industry with
expertise in sportswear and denim. Girls' apparel was the missing piece to
make Rampage a complete lifestyle brand for women and girls. We are excited to
be working with them to grow the Rampage Kids business."
Rampage is a contemporary women's brand of sportswear, footwear, swim,
intimates, fragrance and accessories. Rampage products are sold at better
department stores domestically and international.
Mamiye Brothers brands including Barbie, Bongo, Disney, Hello Kitty and
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are distributed to a wide range of customers
representing some 13,000 retail stores in the United States and elsewhere.
About Iconix Brand Group, Inc:
Iconix Brand Group Inc., (Nasdaq: ICON) owns, licenses and markets a
growing portfolio of consumer brands including CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R),
BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R) RAMPAGE (R) and MUDD (R). The Company's
brands touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market
to the mass market. Iconix, through its in-house advertising agency,
advertises and markets its brands to continually drive greater consumer
awareness and loyalty and licenses its brands to a network of leading
retailers and manufacturers.
About Mamiye Brothers:
Mamiye Brothers has distinguished itself within the children's apparel
industry by recognizing the unique brand equity inherent in each licensed
brand. They build a comprehensive design and marketing strategy around each of
these "evergreen" brands to capitalize on their universal recognition.
Contact: Maria Dolgetta
Director of Public Relations
SOURCE Iconix Brand Group
/CONTACT: Maria Dolgetta, Director of Public Relations, +1-212-819-2084/
/Web site: http://iconixbrand.com /
CO: Iconix Brand Group; Mamiye Brothers
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