Candie's at Kohl's

New York–based Candie’s Inc. has struck a longterm, exclusive deal with Kohl’s, which will launch Candie’s juniors and girls’ department on for Fall 2005. The Menomonee Falls, Wis.–based department store will be the sole U.S. distributor of Candie’s apparel, which includes sportswear, accessories and intimate apparel. New Candie’s footwear, created in a licensing deal with Steven Madden Ltd., will also be introduced at Kohl’s, although Candie’s footwear and handbags will continue to be distributed by other retailers through the end of 2006. Beginning in January 2007, all of Candie’s lines will be available exclusively at Kohl’s.