Global Brands Group

Jeffrey Tweedy

Mens Retail Business

EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Tweedy Leaving Sean John, GBG

The longtime operator of the brand will continue to serve as an adviser as he seeks his next role in fashion.

clock March 31, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Sean Combs


‘Diddy’ Sues Global Brands Group Over Sean John and Vote and Die

The hip-hop entrepreneur is seeking $25 million for “false endorsement” surrounding the Sean John x Missguided women’s line.

clock February 12, 2021Jean E. Palmieri and Sindhu Sundar

Some looks from the Lego Ninjago collection.


Lego Ninjago and Hype. Team Up With Global Brands Group for Streetwear Collection

The 28-piece collection features Ts, shorts, hoodies, joggers, caps and backpacks for adults and kids.

clock January 19, 2021Lisa Lockwood



Dancewear Brand Capezio to Expand Into Activewear

Branding firm Graj + Gustavsen inks deal with Capezio and Global Brands Group to launch the first collection in fall 2021.

clock January 11, 2021Kellie Ell

The Retailers United logo.


Retailers United Pitch Session to Be Held Tuesday at Noon

Five companies will be vying for a $10,000 grant.

clock December 7, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Ike Franco in the Le Tigre showroom.


Le Tigre Signs Global Brands Group as Sportswear Licensee

The deal covers men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and footwear in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

clock October 9, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Sean John to Promote Black Human Rights Causes

The brand, owned by Global Brands Group, will support education, voter participation and other causes.

clock October 2, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

More and more companies are considering working from home a permanent situation.

Business Features

Work From Home Really Works: Brands Explore the New Normal

In a recent survey, 77 percent of respondents indicated they would like to continue to work remotely, at least weekly, after the pandemic.

clock May 28, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood

Deirdre Quinn


As Stores Cancel Orders, Brands Scramble to Adapt

Some brands said retailers canceled spring orders that hadn’t arrived yet, while smaller brands said they’re trying to negotiate with the stores so they can stay afloat.

clock March 24, 2020Lisa Lockwood

David Beckham and Victoria Beckham


The Yin and Yang of the Beckham Brands

In fiscal 2018, David Beckham’s company was profitable, while Victoria Beckham’s was not.

clock November 29, 2019Samantha Conti


Business Features

Intern Spotlight: Adventuring to Archives, Showrooms With FSF Interns

In this series, WWD follows two Fashion Scholarship Fund scholars as they explore the fast-paced life interning for the summer in New York City.

clock August 1, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Rick Darling


Global Brands Sees Transformation Continuing

Rick Darling talked about the firm’s changes, retail closures, cost cuts and looking into the emerging brand market.

clock June 26, 2019Evan Clark

Michael Evans, president of Alibaba Group

Government and Trade

China Talk Dominates AAFA Conference

The trade war and what the Chinese consumer wants were the hot issues of the two-day event.

clock March 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

A shoe style by Bikkembergs


Bikkembergs, Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. Sign Footwear Licensing Agreement

The Hong Kong-based group will produce and distribute the brand’s shoe collections starting with the fall 2019 season.

clock January 28, 2019Julieta Sabino

Ronald Ventricelli

Human Resources

Global Brands Group Taps Ronald Ventricelli

He has been named global chief operating officer and president of North America. Mark Caldwell was named the group’s chief financial officer.

clock December 18, 2018Lisa Lockwood

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clock April 15, 2021Luisa Zargani

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