NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ICON) (the "Company" or "Iconix") announced today that is has entered
into a license agreement with The Cayre Group for the MUDD brand to
manufacture and distribute junior tops. MUDD junior tops were previously
manufactured by the brand's former owner, Tack Fat Group International
Limited. The new collection will be available at department and specialty
stores for Spring 2007.
Commenting on the new license, Neil Cole, CEO of Iconix stated, "We are
excited to be working with The Cayre Group to develop and grow our MUDD tops
business, as we continue with our strategy to keep MUDD positioned as a
leading junior lifestyle brand."
MUDD currently has 12 licensees who distribute a full range of apparel and
accessory products including: Jeanswear, Footwear, Handbags, Sleepwear,
Intimate Apparel, Outerwear, Eyewear Watches, Costume Jewelry, Cold Weather
Accessories and Socks.
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.
Contact: Maria Dolgetta
SOURCE Iconix Brand Group Inc.
/CONTACT: Maria Dolgetta, +1-212-819-2084, email@example.com /
/Web site: http://iconixbrand.com /
CO: Iconix Brand Group Inc.; The Cayre Group
ST: New York
IN: FAS REA
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