With an assist from her younger sister Ashlee, Jessica Simpson istapping into the tween category.

The Camuto Group, which holdsthe master Jessica Simpson license, has signed an agreement with TheJones Group Inc. to design, develop, produce and distribute JessicaSimpson tween apparel as part of its lifestyle offering of the JessicaSimpson Collection. This agreement expands the business the twocompanies are already doing with Jessica Simpson Jeanswear and JessicaSimpson Sportswear, both of which are licensed to Jones.

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