Springs Creative Group Opens Springs Creative Trading Co. In Shanghai

Rock Hill, S.C.-based Springs Creative Products Group LLC (SCPG), a supplier of licensed retail
fabrics, craft kits and finished products – including Disney®, Coca-Cola®, Hershey® and
Nickelodeon® brands – to retailers in the United States and Canada, has moved and expanded its
China office, opening Springs Creative Trading Co. (SCSTC) in Shanghai as a Foreign Invested
Commercial Enterprise under China law. The new office houses the sourcing and production team;
while design, marketing and sales offices are maintained in Rock Hill.

“Positioning ourselves in China remains a very strategic move as the country is the world’s
number one emerging market,” said Derick Close, CEO and owner, SCPG. “This move will allow us to
better serve our customers through a global vertical supply chain. We have an excellent team of
employees that are proficient in the global textile industry and possess years of valuable
expertise. We look forward to this office working in conjunction with our US operations to offer
further expansions in the future.”

The SCSTC office staff of 14 associates responsible for sourcing, merchandising, quality
control, computer-aided design and product development are joined by Director of Merchandising
Nancy Han, Director of Sourcing and China Operations John Heustess and President of Asia Sourcing
Blake Bell.

June 17, 2009