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ABG completes Nine West, Bandolino brands buy Beth Wright | 5 Jul 18

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has completed its acquisition of Nine West and Bandolino from Nine West Holdings, Inc.


ABG snaps up Nine West, Bandolino brands for $340m Beth Wright | 12 Jun 18

Nine West Holdings has sold its Nine West and Bandolino footwear and handbag business to Authentic Brands Group (ABG) in a deal valued at more than US$340m.


VF completes Nautica sale to Authentic Brands Group Beth Wright | 1 May 18

US apparel giant VF Corp has completed the sale of its Nautica brand business to Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York.


Nine West confirms bankruptcy and brand sales Michelle Russell | 9 Apr 18

Women's footwear, accessories and denim business Nine West Holdings has confirmed it has filed for bankruptcy and will sell its namesake and Bandolino footwear and handbag business to Authentic Brands Group.


Nine West preparing to file for bankruptcy? Michelle Russell | 6 Apr 18

Women's footwear, accessories and denim business Nine West Holdings is understood to be preparing to file for bankruptcy this week with a plan to sell the intellectual property of its flagship brand to Authentic Brands Group.


Aero OpCo to partner with ABG on Nautica operations Beth Wright | 21 Mar 18

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York, has appointed Aero OpCo LLC, the operating partner for Aéropostale, as the core licensee and operating partner for Nautica.


Authentic Brands Group secures investment for growth Michelle Russell | 30 Oct 17

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York, has secured a "strategic investment" from a private equity firm to that will allow it to add new brands and categories, and broaden its global footprint with a key focus on the Chinese market.


New Juicy Couture strategy to fuel UK growth Michelle Russell | 5 May 17

Global Brands Group (GBG) is to take over the management of the UK operations of Authentic Brands Group's (ABG) Juicy Couture business, in a move that is aimed at fuelling growth but will also see a number of door closures for the brand.


Authentic Brands Group takes controlling stake in Frye Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 17

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has acquired a majority stake in American heritage brand Frye from Global Brands Group Holding Limited for an undisclosed sum.


Aéropostale to reopen 500 stores across the US Michelle Russell | 13 Jan 17

Aéropostale will reopen around 500 of its store across the US this week as the troubled US teen apparel retailer kicks of a new marketing campaign showcasing a new positioning under new owner Authentic Brands Group (ABG).


Amazon and Forever 21 vying for American Apparel? Michelle Russell | 5 Jan 17

Online giant Amazon and teen apparel chain Forever 21 are understood to be among the companies considering offers to acquire bankrupt retailer American Apparel.


Consortium completes Aeropostale acquisition Beth Wright | 16 Sep 16

A consortium of retail operators has finalised the acquisition of US teen apparel retailer Aeropostale, in a deal understood to be valued at around US$243.3m.


Authentic Brands makes "joint bid" for Aeropostale Michelle Russell | 31 Aug 16

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York, is understood to have teamed up with landlords and liquidators to make a joint bid for struggling teen retailer Aeropostale. 


Jones New York factory stores in Canada to close Beth Wright | 20 Jun 16

All 37 Jones New York factory stores in Canada are to be shuttered, a year after Authentic Brands Group (ABG) acquired the US fashion retailer and embarked on a review of its business.


US: Olah names new textile division chief Leonie Barrie | 5 Dec 13

Denim-focused fabric and apparel company Olah Inc has named Michael Morrell as the new head of its textile division - replacing Andrew Olah who is to focus on other parts of the business.


US: Olah names new textile division chief Leonie Barrie | 5 Dec 13

Denim-focused fabric and apparel company Olah Inc has named Michael Morrell as the new head of its textile division - replacing Andrew Olah who is to focus on other parts of the business.


JORDAN: Survey uncovers labour violations in apparel plants John Zarocostas | 1 Jul 11

A large number of Jordan's apparel factories have breached core international labour standards, a compliance survey by two international agencies has found.


JORDAN: Survey uncovers labour violations in apparel plants John Zarocostas | 1 Jul 11

A large number of Jordan's apparel factories have breached core international labour standards, a compliance survey by two international agencies has found.


US: Sporting goods group joins fair factories scheme just-style.com | 27 Apr 11

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has signed up to the Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC), an industry-wide initiative that aims to improve working conditions and compliance by providing an audit sharing platform.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 7 Feb 11

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 7 Feb 11

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


US: Jones Apparel Group becomes The Jones Group just-style.com | 4 Oct 10

US fashion designer, marketer and wholesaler Jones Apparel Group has announced that it is changing its name to The Jones Group to mark its 40th year in business.


US: Jones Apparel Group becomes The Jones Group just-style.com | 4 Oct 10

US fashion designer, marketer and wholesaler Jones Apparel Group has announced that it is changing its name to The Jones Group to mark its 40th year in business.


CAMBODIA: US importers urge end to labour disputes just-style.com | 1 Oct 10

A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers has written to the Cambodian government to express its concerns at reports of violence and intimidation against garment workers and trade union leaders who took part in last month's pay strikes.


US: Jones launches 'smart store' in New York Joe Ayling | 9 Sep 10

Jones New York, a division of Jones Apparel Group, is opening a new in-store experience at its Macy's Herald Square store in New York City, whereby shoppers' smart-phones will be served up fashion content.


US: Jones launches 'smart store' in New York Joe Ayling | 9 Sep 10

Jones New York, a division of Jones Apparel Group, is opening a new in-store experience at its Macy's Herald Square store in New York City, whereby shoppers' smart-phones will be served up fashion content.


BANGLADESH: US importers urge end to labour disputes just-style.com | 8 Sep 10

A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers is urging the Bangladesh government to step in to resolve the on-going wage issue in the country’s ready-made garment industry, amid worries that the dispute may damage their reputations.


US: Brian Atwood to launch Jones Apparel footwear line just-style.com | 2 Sep 10

Shoe designer Brian Atwood has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Jones Apparel Group.


US: Brian Atwood to launch Jones Apparel footwear line just-style.com | 2 Sep 10

Shoe designer Brian Atwood has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Jones Apparel Group.


US: Jones Apparel nearly doubles Q2 profit just-style.com | 29 Jul 10

Jones Apparel Group nearly doubled its second quarter profit, thanks to a 7% revenue rise and despite charges of $22m linked to acquisitions and restructuring.

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