ATLANTA — Kohl’s will be the exclusive U.S. retailer of the Fila Sport Collection of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear and accessories beginning in fall 2008, according to a multiyear licensing agreement between the department store retailer and Fila Luxembourg S.a.r.l., a unit of Fila Korea Ltd.
The collection will be available in Kohl’s stores nationwide and on Kohls.com.
Kevin Mansell, president of Kohl’s, said the collection is "a strong addition to our growing portfolio of world-class brands. Industry-wide, the active and sport business continues to grow. The addition of Fila Sport capitalizes on the market opportunity and expands our exclusive offerings with one of the most recognizable names in sportswear.”
Kohl’s will collaborate with Fila on apparel and accessory product design and lead the manufacturing, production, distribution, sales and marketing of the Fila Sport collection for these products. Accessories in the collection will include hats, wallets, bags, sunglasses, watches, belts, sports equipment, and umbrellas. Fila will collaborate with Kohl’s on Fila Sport branded footwear product design and will lead the manufacturing and production for those products.