US: Timberland inks kids' wear license with Parigi
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Timberland has inked a licensing deal with Parigi Group to expand its children's clothing to the US.
The agreement will see Parigi design and distribute boys', girls', and infants' apparel and related accessories. The collection will be available at major department stores and specialty stores throughout the US.
"We are pleased to be working with a partner who shares a strategic vision to design children's clothing that represents the essence of the Timberland brand," said Tim Diaz, vice president of accessories and licensing.
The initial term of the licensing agreement runs through 2014. Timberland will continue to design, source and market kids' apparel for its European, Asia and Canadian operations through Children Worldwide Fashion.
"We at Parigi Group are so proud to be a part of an authentic, outdoor brand such as Timberland," added Parigi Group president Marco Srour.
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