Sequential Amends Credit Deal, Bids Adieu to Executive Chairman

William Sweedler has exited the company, which has been attempting to sell assets to pay down debt.

clock May 12, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Jessica Simpson's activewear line.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sequential Brands Puts Itself, Brands on the Block

The brand management firm owns Jessica Simpson as well as a bevy of activewear labels.

clock December 2, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

The Brooks Brothers Madison Ave. flagship.


Brand Management Firms Circling Brooks Brothers

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

clock June 16, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Jessica Simpson


Sequential Brands’ Loss Mounts in First Quarter

But the company’s active brands have performed well at the mass-market channel.

clock May 15, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Jessica Simpson


Sequential May Sell Additional Brands in Its Portfolio

The brand management firm owns Jessica Simpson, Gaiam, Joe’s Jeans and others.

clock March 13, 2020Jean E. Palmieri


Sequential Names David Conn Its New CEO

He has worked at ThreeSixty, True Religion and VF.

clock January 6, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Karen Murray, Claire Olshan and Fred Distenfeld


EXCLUSIVE: Karen Murray Buys Fivestory Luxury Women’s Store

The former Sequential Brands and Nautica executive is embracing her passion for fashion.

clock November 22, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

A men's look and women's look from Caribbean Joe.


Sequential Exploring Options, Karen Murray Exits as CEO

The company will be exploring the sale of some of its brands and/or a stock buyback.

clock October 8, 2019Lisa Lockwood and Jean E. Palmieri

Karen Murray


Sequential Brands to Explore Strategic Alternatives

Karen Murray to step down as director and chief executive officer.

clock October 7, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Jessica Simpson


EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Simpson Creates Activewear Collection

The new collection is an updated take on the 2015 Jessica Simpson The Warm Up collection.

clock July 31, 2019Kellie Ell

A men's look and women's look from Caribbean Joe.


Sequential Signs Slew of Licensees for Caribbean Joe

The Levy Group will introduce Caribbean Joe men’s sportswear this summer and women’s sportswear for spring 2020 retailing.

clock July 9, 2019Lisa Lockwood

The Caribbean Joe logo.


Sequential Relaunches Caribbean Joe Brand

The company signs licensing deals for women’s and men’s sportswear, fragrance, kids’ swimwear, women’s pajamas and loungewear.

clock July 9, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Joe's Icon Indigo for Him, launching in fall 2019.


Joe’s to Release Fragrances This Fall

Parent company Sequential Brands partnered with Bellevue Brands to produce Joe’s Icon Indigo fragrances for men and women.

clock June 26, 2019Obi Anyanwu

Cristina Cuomo, Claire Olshan, Tanya Golesic, Jill Granoff, and Karen Murray.

Business Features

Business Leaders Chat Casualization and Wellness at UJA Awards

Jimmy Choo’s Tanya Golesic and Eurazeo Brands’ Jill Granoff were among the businesswomen presented with fashion leadership awards.

clock June 20, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Some yoga looks from Gaiam.


Gaiam to Expand Into Bath and Personal-Care Products

The aromatherapy-driven line will consist of pure essential oils and scents that refresh and clean.

clock June 13, 2019Lisa Lockwood

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