Xcel Brands Inc. is not just in the licensing business. It’s now into fast fashion.
Xcel has entered into an exclusive partnership with Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor via a new business model involving a Quick Time Response program. The program has Xcel designing and managing the production for four of the company’s brands: IMNYC, which is designed by Isaac Mizrahi; H by Halston; C. Wonder Ltd., and a brand targeting the Millennial consumer created exclusively for the program. Quick Time Response is a supply-chain model developed by Xcel to create new ways for retailers to manage inventory in today’s market environment, the company said.
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