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Minoya to distribute Caribbean Joe's apparel line in Japan
Sep '12
Brand Matter has announced that Minoya Company Ltd. has been named a licensee of Caribbean Joe apparel and accessories for men’s sportswear and activewear in Japan. The announcement of the licensing partnership was made by both Rick Platt, President of Brand Matter, owners of Caribbean Joe and Tomohiro Kinomura, President of Minoya Company, Ltd.

Minoya plans to show the line of Caribbean Joe men’s sportswear and activewear in October and be at retail exclusively in Japan by April, 2013.

“We are thrilled to add Minoya Company to the Caribbean Joe family of powerful licensing partners,” said Mr. Platt. “Caribbean Joe fits nicely into their line-up of successful international brands like Converse, Beverly Hills Polo Club, Dickies, Kangol and more.”

Caribbean Joe Apparel is a lifestyle brand for all seasons. Caribbean Joe apparel and accessories provides an authentic, relaxed, inclusive experience under the Caribbean Joe, Caribbean Palms, Island Winds, Lil’ Joe, Jamaica Bay and CJ Breeze trademarks.

Products offered include: women’s, men’s and kid’s sportswear; women’s and men’s swim; sunglasses; men’s and women’s fragrances; luggage; shoes; women’s intimates; loungewear and sleepwear; beach accessories; home textiles; kitchen textiles; beach towels; storage solutions; skin care and sun care; small leather goods; watches; headwear; and handbags, in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Founded in 1948, Minoya works with more than 20 licensed brands including airwalk, Converse, Gianni Valentino, Beverly Hills Polo Club, Dickies, Kangol. Spalding and Disney. Headquartered in Gif-Uken and with an office in Tokyo, the company also operates four manufacturing centers in China and subcontract factories all across Asia.

Brand Matter is a diversified brand management and licensing company that specializes in the acquisition, development and licensing of consumer-branded intellectual property. Properties owned include Ellen Tracy Bronze & Black Label, and Caribbean Joe.

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