OSHKOSH, Wis., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ — OshKosh B’Gosh Inc. (Nasdaq: GOSHA) announced today that its
Board ofDirectors has authorized an addition of 1 million shares to its current ClassA Common Stock
repurchase program. The current program, announced December 7,1999, authorized the repurchase of up
to 1.5 million shares of the Company’sClass A Common Stock. To date, the Company has repurchased
819,600 shares under the repurchaseprogram. The addition of 1 million shares to this program
effectivelyauthorizes the Company to repurchase an additional 1,680,400 shares. Sharerepurchases
can be in open market transactions and/or in privately negotiatedtransactions at prevailing prices.
The amount and timing of any stockrepurchases will depend upon the market performance of the
stock,availability, and alternative uses of company funds, as well as other factors. The total of
1,680,400 shares of Class A Common Stock that may berepurchased by the Company constitutes
approximately 13.8% of the Company’stotal outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock and
approximately 16.9 ofits outstanding Class A Common Stock. OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc. is best known as a
premier marketer of qualitychildren’s apparel, available in over 80 countries around the world.
TheCompany is headquartered in Oshkosh, Wis.SOURCE OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc.Web Site: