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Levi's first home collection deepens Target relationshipNEW YORK – Denims maker Levi Strauss & Co. is deepening its partnership with Focus on Corp. by launching its initial-ever home collection at the price cut chain.

Levi’s limited time only one hundred-merchandise collection of denim-encouraged tableware, quilts, pillows and other things will be introduced on Target’s web-site and most Focus on shops on Feb. 28.

Focus on started providing very low-price tag brand Denizen from Levi’s in 2011 and then began carrying its premium Purple Tab brand in 2019. It will be growing the Purple Tab brand to 500 shops by fall of this year. The go is however a different blow to section shops, which have been battling even far more all through the pandemic.

Focus on CEO Brian Cornell and Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh instructed The Connected Press they think the Levi products, which also contain some clothing, will be collectors’ things.

For Focus on, it is the most up-to-date strategic partnership with a big brand and arrives as Focus on extends its robust revenue streak by way of the pandemic. The Minneapolis-dependent discounter signed a offer late past year with magnificence chain Ulta to open far more than one hundred magnificence stores by center of this year. In 2019, it forged a partnership with Disney & Co to open Disney-branded stores at its shops. Cornell said that strategic partnerships “have been important to Target’s results” and has established it apart from rivals.

For San Francisco-dependent Levi, the collaboration displays how the corporation has been diversifying its label away from section shops and concentrating on retailers that push client targeted traffic. Bergh said that the enlargement with Focus on has helped the brand attain a broader client base, but he cautions that the jeans maker has no intention of heading into the home business in a lasting way.

“This is unpredicted Levi’s stuff that they are heading to discover within Focus on, and it is heading to surprise and delight them,” Bergh said.