Perry Ellis International said Wednesday that it has entered into an exclusive, long-term licensing agreement with Nicklaus International Brand Management to design, develop, manufacture and distribute men's and ladies' sportswear, tailored clothing and accessories under the Jack Nicklaus brand and Golden Bear icon.
The licensed territories initially include the United States, Canada and Mexico, the company said.
Nicknamed the 'Golden Bear,' Jack Nicklaus is widely regarded as a sports icon and the greatest champion in the history of golf, winning a record total of 18 professional major-championship titles, 73 official TOUR victories and 120 total victories worldwide. He will serve as a brand ambassador, Perry Ellis International said.
Miami-based Perry Ellis International is a designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances, as well as select children's apparel.