Ivystone Group Partners with Kathy Ireland Worldwide
Retail Editor 5 -- Home Textiles Today, December 11, 2013
The new partnership includes the exclusive, national representation of six new licensing agreements for products ranging from baby gifts and candy to resort wear. Product offerings from Kathy Ireland, which will be introduced January 2014 at the Ivystone showrooms in Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas, include: Baby, Toddler and Kids by Imagine; Candles by A.I. Root; Expressions by Crown Jewelz; Resort by The Royal Standard; Chocolate by Bloomers Candy; and Loved Ones by Worldwise Pet.
"Kathy's mission statement of providing solutions for families, especially busy mom's, fits perfectly with our core group of gift retailers," said Doug Cofiell, ceo, Ivystone Group, in a statement.
Ireland characterized Ivystone Group as "innovative, entrepreneurial, exciting, and powerful."
The Kathy Ireland Worldwide brand earns $2 billion in annual sales brand, according to Forbes, and was also listed as the 28th most powerfully licensed brand by License magazine.
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