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Nautica Announces New Licensee For Home Décor, Table Lighting And Accessories

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Nautica Apparel, Inc., a subsidiary of Nautica Enterprises, Inc., a division of VF Corporation announced it has signed a new license agreement with Oriental Accent, Inc. for the manufacture and distribution of home décor, table lighting and accessories. This new collection will include lamps, vases, hurricanes, wall shelves, boxes, bowls and candlesticks designed to complement the existing Nautica home furnishings collection. Oriental Accent will introduce this new collection to the trade at the April market in High Point, NC. Commenting on the announcement, Denise V. Seegal, President and CEO of Nautica Enterprises, Inc. said, “Over the last few years, the Nautica home collection has experienced tremendous growth. We have built solid businesses in the home textiles, dinnerware and home furnishings categories. We look forward to this new partnership with Oriental Accent as we continue to extend our Nautica product categories in the home area.” “We are honored to partner with Nautica,” said Michael Yip, Vice President and General Manager of Oriental Accent. “Our quality, craftsmanship and unwavering attention to details are also hallmarks of the Nautica brand.” Founded in 1983, Nautica is a leading global lifestyle brand with products ranging from men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories to a complete home collection. In 2003 the Company was acquired by VF Corporation, a world leader in branded apparel including jeanswear, intimate apparel, sportswear, outdoor products and workwear. Its principal brands include Lee®, Wrangler®, Vanity Fair®, Vassarette®, Bestform®, Lily of France®, Earl Jean®, John Varvatos®, JanSport®, Eastpak®, The North Face®, Vans®, Napapijri®, Kipling®. For additional information, please go to www.nautica.com. Oriental Accent, Inc. is the single largest source for fine hand-painted porcelains in a vast array of traditional designs and textures, fine hand-painted and handcrafted furniture, lighting and accessories as well as collections of sophisticated upscale casual and modern product designs.

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