Esprit is the new licensing partner for French children’s fashion Groupe Zannier from 1 January 2016.

The target of this co-operation is an expansion of the distribution network, revenue growth and cost efficiency. Zannier’s brand portfolio also includes licenced labels Levi’s, Kenzo and Jean-Paul Gaultier. The first Esprit Kids collection developed from Groupe Zannier will be availabe for Autum/Winter 2016. A new German Zannier subsidary is being set up to implement all changes. Currently, the total turnover of Esprit’s children fashion segment comes to 3.4 per cent.  www.esprit.de; www.zanniergroup.com