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June 10, 2013 10:36 ET

Karen Kane Selects IMG Licensing to Help Cultivate the Brand Beyond Successful Apparel Line

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2013) - Karen Kane, one of the leading domestic manufacturers of women's clothing, has selected IMG Licensing, a division of IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, to represent the apparel company in developing a line of licensed products to include handbags, eyewear, jewelry, headwear, footwear and other accessories in the United States and Canada.

Under the terms of the multi-year licensing representation agreement, IMG Licensing will sign licensees who will enhance the Karen Kane brand throughout department store and boutique retailers in North America.

"We're extremely excited about our new partnership with IMG. I have no doubt that they will help us continue to develop the 'Karen Kane lifestyle' and find success with a variety of new brand extensions," said Michael Kane, Director of Marketing.

Daniel Siegel, Vice President of IMG, added, "IMG Licensing is thrilled to work with Karen Kane, one of the most well-respected names and brands in the fashion industry. Karen Kane's philosophy of designing for ease, luxury and longevity will easily translate outside her apparel line and into non-apparel items."

About Karen Kane
Since founding her company in 1979, Kane has based her operations out of Los Angeles. Today, Karen Kane, Inc. is based out of a 130,000 square foot facility in Vernon. The company has more than 160 employees, with showrooms located in New York, Dallas, and Downtown Los Angeles. Karen Kane continues to be sold at major department stores such as Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Belk, Dillard's, and specialty stores nationwide. More information on Karen Kane is available at www.karenkane.com.

About IMG Licensing
IMG is the premier brand licensing company in the world with properties that represent more than $8 billion in global retail sales. With more than 50 years of experience, IMG Licensing, a division of global sports, fashion, and media leader IMG Worldwide, provides unparalleled licensing resources and services to build and market existing and emerging brands. IMG Licensing currently represents some of the top global sports, entertainment, and lifestyle brands in the world. IMG has been ranked the No. 1 Licensing Agency by License! Global Magazine in its annual Top 20 ranking since 2009. More information is available at img.com.

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