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    ABG places Apex’ former CEO in charge of EMEA


    The Authentic Brands Group ( ABG ), the rapidly expanding New York-based brand ownership and licensing group founded and run by Jamie Salter , has set up a subsidiary for the EMEA region in London and hired Henry Stupp to run it. As president of ABG EMEA , ...

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    ABG may go public


    The Authentic Brands Group has confidentially filed an application for an initial public offering (IPO), according to Women’s Wear Daily , whose sources apparently confirmed a previous report in Bloomberg that ABG was exploring a potential IPO that could value the group at about $10 billion. The IPO ...

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    Ashley and ABG vie for Debenhams and Arcadia


    Mike Ashley , the acquisitive boss of Frasers Group who is bidding for Debenhams , the biggest and oldest British department store chain, is reportedly interested now also in some of the assets of Arcadia , the bankrupt fashion retailing group that holds the largest number of concessions in ...

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    Major League Baseball was the world’s largest sports licensor in 2018


    On a list of the world’s largest licensors, published annually by USPA Global Licensing Inc .’s Licence Global magazine, and including organizations from all industries, U.S. Major League Baseball ( MLB ) was once again the top-ranked sports rights holder on ...

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    Volcom is expanding its retail footprint in China


    Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has called on the brand-building services of the China Ting Group to expand the footprint of one of its properties, Volcom , in the Middle Kingdom. In June the Californian boardsports brand opened two stores in China – at the Mixc Mall in Hangzhou ...