PVH Corp. subsidiaries have entered into a license agreement with USA Legwear LLC under which USA Legwear will manufacture, sell, distribute and promote women’s hosiery and socks under the Warner’s brand. Products will launch for Spring 2018 and be sold primarily in leading department stores, specialty stores, national chains and mass retailers throughout the United States and Canada.
The Warner’s product offering will include women’s sheer hosiery, tights, leggings, thigh highs, knee highs, trouser socks, dress socks, athletic socks, casual socks and boot socks.
“As we seek ways to grow the Warner’s product line, we naturally came upon hosiery as a great fit with our intimate apparel offerings. The Warner’s brand has a leading market share position in bras and panties, and we believe that USA Legwear can leverage this positioning to develop and grow a hosiery business,” said Ken Wyse, President Licensing, PVH Corp. “USA Legwear has extensive knowledge and experience in this product category, and we look forward to working with them to build this business.”
Aaron Harari, President & CEO, USA Legwear LLC added “We are thrilled to add the Warner’s brand to our current portfolio and expand upon our existing partnership with PVH for its Van Heusen brand. Socks and hosiery are a natural extension for the Warner’s brand. We look forward to bringing the highly successful solutions oriented model to the category through innovation, while continuing to fuel the market share momentum Warner’s has enjoyed over the last several years.”
About PVH Corp.: Over 135 years old, PVH is one of the largest apparel companies in the world operating in over 40 countries and over $8 billion in annual revenues. PVH owns CALVIN KLEIN, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD,ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. *The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International, Ltd.
About USA Legwear, LLC.: Since its founding in 2009, USA Legwear has become a leading global resource for socks and hosiery, while holding true to a singular mission: to elevate the quality of everyday legwear products without sacrificing value. USA Legwear manufactures, markets and distributes for many of today’s leading brands, such as Van Heusen, Reebok, Nautica, AND1, Avia, Buffalo, and Body Glove, with product ranges from infants through adults. The company’s wide range of offerings can be found on the shelves of specialty shops, department stores, mid-tier, and mass retail channels.