29 October 2013
Iconix Brand Group has raised its earnings guidance for the full year, despite reporting a slight decline in third-quarter net profit.
24 October 2013
Not enough progress has been made on delivering compensation to families and workers affected by the Rana Plaza building collapse, according to a new report from the Clean Clothes Campaign and the International Labour Rights Forum.
18 September 2013
As the focus in Bangladesh shifts to compensation payments for the victims and survivors of recent garment factory tragedies, an intriguing issue is coming to the fore: who, exactly, is culpable? While the factory owners and their current customers are obvious targets, what about retailers and brands who might have sourced there in the past? asks Petah Marian.
13 August 2013
Andy Dunkley, the CEO of Lee Cooper has set some ambitious targets for the licensed denim brand, with plans for it to double its revenue to US$1bn over the next five years. Dunkley told Petah Marian about the Lee Cooper "family" and its plans at the company's recent licensee conference.
31 July 2013
TowerBrook Capital Partners has completed its $824m acquisition of denim and sportswear brand True Religion Apparel.
24 July 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has lifted its full-year guidance after reporting a 31.4% increase in second-quarter net profit.
28 May 2013
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 49% stake in the Ecko portfolio of brands that it did not already own, in a deal worth US$45m.
2 May 2013
Oregon-based sportswear giant Nike has promoted Michael Spillane to the position of vice president and general manager of Greater China.
25 April 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year earnings guidance after reporting a 28% increase in first-quarter net profit.
20 February 2013
European denim brand Lee Cooper has been sold to Iconix Brand Group in a $72m deal that will help the New York based firm grow its international presence.
20 February 2013
Iconix Brand Group Inc, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year profit and sales guidance after buying European denim brand Lee Cooper.
13 February 2013
Arvind Lifestyle Brands has signed a licensing agreement with Iconix Lifestyle India for fashion label Ed Hardy.
4 February 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels including Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has acquired a 51% interest in the Buffalo David Bitton brand for US$76.5m.
4 December 2012
Sequential Brands, which owns the William Rast and People's Liberation brands has poached its second former Iconix executive in a month, appointing Gary Klein as CFO.
3 December 2012
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels like Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has completed the acquisition of UK football brand Umbro from Nike for US$225m.
21 November 2012
Apparel firm Sequential Brands Group, which owns the William Rast and People's Liberation brands, has tapped former Iconix COO Yehuda Shmidman as chief executive officer.
19 November 2012
Sportswear giant Nike is to sell its footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners for US$570m.
6 November 2012
Sportswear giant Nike is reportedly nearing a deal to sell its footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners for US$500m.
5 November 2012
Sportswear giant Nike today (5 November) confirmed some redundancies are "likely" following the agreement to sell its Umbro football brand to Iconix Brand Group.
1 November 2012
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels like Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has today (1 November) booked an increase in third-quarter net profit despite a fall in sales.
31 October 2012
As Hurricane Sandy swept along the US East Coast earlier this week, US retailers were forced to close up to 10% of their stores, according to latest figures. As retailers begin to reopen stores again, analysts are now weighing up the long-term impact of the storm on apparel and footwear sales.
24 October 2012
Iconix Brand Group has signed an agreement to acquire UK football brand Umbro from Nike for US$225m.
25 July 2012
Iconix Brand Group posted a 28.7% decline in seond-quarter net profit today (25 July), despite seeing sales rise.
25 April 2012
Iconix Brand Group has lowered its full-year forecast after it said it recorded "continued softness" in its men's wear brands, and a delay in government approval for its joint venture in India.
11 April 2012
Consumer brand company Iconix Brand Group has appointed Seth Horowitz as president of the men's division.
23 February 2012
Iconix Brand Group reported a surge in full-year net income on the back of rising sales.
22 February 2012
Iconix Brand Group today (22 February) announced a joint venture with Reliance Brands to sell labels like Ed Hardy, Mossimo, London Fog, and Ocean Pacific in India.
10 February 2012
Apparel business People’s Liberation is to change its name and business model after raising up to US$14.5m in funding from private equity group Tengram Capital Partners.
4 November 2011
Following on from the success of her Material Girl teen clothing line, pop star Madonna is to launch a second label called Truth or Dare, this time focusing on women aged 27-50.
28 October 2011
Iconix Brand Group Inc, owner and licensor of brands like Candie's, Bongo, Badgley Mischka, Joe Boxer and Mossimo, has reaffirmed its full-year guidance after posting a 5.1% drop in third quarter profit.