LF USA, a subsidiary of Li & Fung, is now the master apparel partner for Thomas & Friends in the U.S. SG Footwear has signed on to produce footwear, and ABG Accessories will produce headwear, rainwear, umbrellas and cold weather outerwear.
The relationship with LF USA expands upon the successful partnership for sleepwear currently in place. LF USA’s AME Sportswear division will design, produce and market apparel sets and separates; while LF USA develops unique retail-specific apparel programs and partnerships. The line will be available at mass, mid-tier and department store retailers next spring.
ABG Accessories, including headwear, rainwear and umbrellas, cold weather accessories and belts, will launch this spring.
“We’re pleased to extend our partnership
“We are very pleased to extend our successful relationship with HIT,” says Rick Darling, president of LF USA. “A proven brand with strong consumer appeal and success, Thomas & Friends strengthens our portfolio of character licenses and furthers our strategy in the children’s marketplace.”
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