Global Brands Group

The BCBGMAXAZRIA SS 2018 presentation at NYFW.

Financial

Global Brands Group 1H Profit Boosted By Frye Sale

The company’s acquisition of BCBG Max Azria Group’s operations is expected to drive second-half top-line growth.

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BCBG Max Azria.

Financial

Global Brands Group to Pay $27.4 Million for BCBG’s Operations

The group will fork over an additional $4.2 million to acquire the business.

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Jamie Mizrahi

Sportswear

Juicy Couture Appoints Celebrity Stylist Jamie Mizrahi as Creative Director

Los Angeles-based Mizrahi counts Katy Perry, Nicole Richie and Riley Keough as clients. Her first Juicy collection hits stores in spring 2018.

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BCBG

Financial

Azrias Launch Fight Against BCBG’s Bankruptcy Plan

Max and Lubov Azria aren’t happy with what they may be getting out of the plan.

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An ad image from Bebe.

Sportswear

Global Brands Group to Relaunch Bebe’s E-commerce Platform

GBG has also named Nathan Jenden as Bebe’s creative director.

clock June 16, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Bruce Rockowitz

Financial

Global Brands Group Aims for $5B in Sales by 2020

The company expects its growth to come organically and from new licenses.

clock June 14, 2017Kate Whitehead

Campaign Image

Mergers and Acquisitions

ABG Acquires Controlling Stake in Frye Brand

The deal marks the first time that ABG will co-own a label with Global Brands Group.

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A Timberland rubber boot.

Hats, Gloves and More

Timberland Licenses Global Brands for Socks, Accessories

The deal is effective beginning in the spring of 2018.

clock April 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Sandra Kang, Marketing Executive, at CAA, Los Angeles, Calif. 10.6.15

Media

CAA-GBG Expands Brand Studio’s Design and Branding Capabilities

Sandra Kang has been named managing director of Brand Studio.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs has sold a majority interest in his Sean John label.

Mens Retail Business

Global Brands Acquires Majority Stake in Sean John

Founder Sean “Diddy” Combs will retain a minority stake and continue to be involved in the marketing for the 18-year-old label.

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Richard Barry

Fashion Scoops

K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Selects Honorees for Annual Gala

The gala takes place Nov. 9 at the American Museum of Natural History.

clock August 15, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Katy Perry footwear

Fashion Features

Katy Perry Launches Shoe Collection With Global Brands

The collection will launch for spring 2017.

clock August 15, 2016Jessica Iredale

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

Financial

Fashion Stock Leaders and Laggards: From J.C. Penney to Global Brands

Among the 100 companies in the WWD Global Stock Tracker, it was J.C. Penney leading the way and Global Brands lagging.

clock April 4, 2016Evan Clark

Bruce Rockowitz

Human Resources

Bruce Rockowitz Wants Global Brands Group to Be a Fashion Force

In 2014, Li & Fung spun off its branding and licensing business into Global Brands Group, now headed by Bruce Rockowitz.

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