CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Level Brands, Inc. (NYSE American: LEVB), an innovative marketing and licensing company that provides bold, unconventional, and socially responsible branding for leading businesses, today announced its revenue share agreement with kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®) related to its joint marketing agreement with Legacy Education Alliance (OTCQB: LEAI), a leading international provider of practical, high-quality, and value-based educational training on the topics of personal finance, entrepreneurship, real estate, and financial markets investing strategies and techniques.
Under the terms of the joint marketing agreement between kiWW® and Legacy Education Alliance, announced in June 2018, Kathy Ireland®, world famous and widely respected fashion model, businessperson and entrepreneur, will act as Brand Ambassador promoting Legacy Education Alliance's world-class suite of real estate and financial markets education products and services in alignment with Ms. Ireland's message of entrepreneurship and social responsibility.
“We first met Anthony Humpage and his extraordinary team at Legacy Education through our EE1 business unit of Level Brands,” says Kathy Ireland®, Level Brands’ Chairman Emeritus and Chief Brand Strategist and Chair, CEO & Chief Designer of kiWW®. “Legacy Education is unlike any other firm of its type. Their classes speak to every business and financial need. The opportunity to help empower people to find their own path to success is priceless. In business, kiWW® always seeks to bring solutions for success for families and entrepreneurs, which mirrors perfectly the ethos of Legacy Education.”
For its role in introducing the parties and other services to be rendered, Level Brands will receive 50% of all revenue kiWW® generates from its joint marketing agreement with Legacy Education.
“The agreement between kiWW® and Legacy Education has the potential to be a multi-million-dollar deal over the next several years for Level Brands,” stated Martin Sumichrast, Chairman and CEO of Level Brands.
About Level Brands, Inc. (www.LevelBrands.com)
Level Brands creates bold, unconventional, and socially responsible branding for leading businesses. Level Brands specializes in corporate brand management and consumer products marketing art, beauty, fashion, health and wellness, and entertainment. Licensed brand marketing is at the core of the Level Brands businesses, among which are Ireland Men One or I’M1, for millennial men and the women who love them; Encore Endeavor One or EE1, corporate brand management and producer of experiential entertainment events and products across multiple platforms; kathy ireland® Health & Wellness; and Beauty & Pin-Ups, Level Brands’ hair-care and disruptive women’s-products brand.
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About kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®)
kiWW® is listed as one of the most powerful brands in the world by License Global Magazine. Kathy Ireland® is named one of the 19 most influential women in licensing by License Global magazine and according to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland® is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion. Furniture Today names Kathy one of the most influential leaders in the furniture industry. Kathy graces the cover of Forbes Magazine twice (2012, 2016). kiWW® is responsible for billions of dollars in retail sales. kiWW® is the recipient of multiple awards including several Good Housekeeping Seals. Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including: YWCA Greater Los Angeles for which she is an Ambassador, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEF, and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Kathy is named an Ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
About Legacy Education Alliance Inc.
Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (http://www.legacyeducationalliance.com) is a leading international provider of practical, high-quality, and value-based educational training on the topics of personal finance, entrepreneurship, real estate, and financial markets investing strategies and techniques. Legacy Education Alliance was founded in 1996, today we are a global company with approximately 200 employees that has cumulatively served more than two million students from more than 150 countries and territories over the course of our operating history.
We offer our training through a variety of brands including Rich Dad® Education; Rich Dad® Stock Education; Making Money from Property with Martin Roberts™; Brick Buy Brick™; Building Wealth; Robbie Fowler Property Academy™; Women in Wealth™; Perform in Property™, Teach Me to Trade™, and Trade Up Investor Education™. For more information, please visit our website at www.legacyeducationalliance.com.