Authentic Brands Group

Forever 21

Retail

Forever 21 to Expand in Latin America Through Deal With AR Holdings

The licensing arrangement covers nine countries in the region.

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Nautica x Urban Necessities.

Sportswear

Nautica Partners With Urban Necessities to Enhance Presence With Young People

The sneaker reseller has re-created some of the brand’s archival pieces from the Nineties.

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Brooks Brothers flagship.

Retail

All Change at Brooks Brothers: Flagship in Flux, New Designer Near

New owners, ABG and SPARC, are negotiating with former Brooks Brothers owner Claudio Del Vecchio on the lease of the flagship, while Michael Bastian is in the running to be the designer.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship., photographed on April 19, 2018 in New York.

Retail

‘Big-Name Designer’ Among the Changes Expected for Brooks Brothers

A creative with a strong background in sportswear will be hired before the end of the year, according to new owner, ABG’s Jamie Salter.

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The new Saks men’s store in Boston.

Mens Retail Business

Saks Opens Stand-alone Men’s Store in Boston

The 46,000-square-foot location is a former Barneys New York store.

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Lucky Brand

Mergers and Acquisitions

ABG, Simon Complete Purchase of Lucky Brand

The denim brand will join Nautica and Aéropostale in the company’s Sparc division with Simon Property.

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Forever21 in Times Square.

Financial

The Partnership Approach Changing Retail

Jamie Salter and Authentic Brands Group have built a gigantic portfolio with the help of some well-connected partners like David Simon.

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Jamie Salter

Mergers and Acquisitions

Jamie Salter, the $12 Billion Man

The founder and ceo of Authentic Brands Group submitted the winning bid late Tuesday to purchase Brooks Brothers for $325 million.

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Brooks Brothers

Retail

ABG Group Becomes Stalking Horse for Brooks Brothers

The company, through its Sparc Group, offered a $305 million going-concern bid.

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Volcom is the apparel sponsor of the U.S. Snowboarding team.

Activewear

Volcom Rolling Out Presence in China Through New License

The deal with the China Ting Group will see 12 stores open this year and 200 points of sale by 2025.

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Brooks Brothers

Retail

Brooks Brothers Bids Coming in Before Imminent Chapter 11 Filing

ABG and WHP Global are seen as the front-runners in stalking-horse bids for the retail chain.

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The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship.

Retail

Brand Management Firms Circling Brooks Brothers

ABG, Marquee, WHP and Sequential are all seen as potential acquirers of the venerable retail company.

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SI Swim

Activewear

ABG to Launch SI Swim Collection, Targeted to Women

The launch collection is being produced by Venus Fashion and will be tied to the publishing of the issue in July.

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A Forever 21 store in Cancun.

Retail

Forever 21 to Shift to Licensed Model in Mexico

Authentic Brands Group, Forever 21’s owner, has inked a deal with IB Group to operate its 37 stores and open shop-in-shops.

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Sports Illustrated

Media

ABG to Create Sports Illustrated Studios Through Joint Venture

The partnership with 101 Studios will use content from the magazine to create long-form documentaries, television shows and movies.

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