Founded in 1968, CALVIN KLEIN is a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. The CALVIN KLEIN brands — CK CALVIN KLEIN, CALVIN KLEIN, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS, CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN PERFORMANCE — provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. Global retail sales of products sold under the CALVIN KLEIN brands were approximately $9.8 billion in 2018.
TOMMY HILFIGER is one of the world's leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style with a preppy twist. Introduced in 1985, TOMMY HILFIGER has achieved strong global brand awareness and recognition and it occupies a unique position as a premium brand offering quality apparel, accessories and lifestyle products at accessible price points. The TOMMY HILFIGER brands include HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED, TOMMY HILFIGER, TOMMY JEANS and TOMMY SPORT. Global retail sales of products sold under the TOMMY HILFIGER brands were approximately $8.5 billion in 2018.
Our Heritage Brands business designs, sources and markets a varied selection of prominent brand label dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear (casual apparel), swim products, intimate apparel, underwear and related apparel and accessories, and licenses certain of our brands for an assortment of products. We design, source and market substantially all of these products on a brand-by-brand basis, targeting distinct consumer demographics and lifestyles in an effort to minimize competition among our brands. Global retail sales of products sold under our Heritage Brands were approximately $3.5 billion in 2018.