Our Business

 

Business Development

Dedicated to generating opportunities for natural brand extensions and reaching new audiences, our business development team drives growth for ABG and our portfolio.


Business Solutions

ABG employs various business models to drive growth across our global ecosystem of partners with solutions that are customized by brand, category, and territory.

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ABG DIRECT
A business platform that provides partners with design and sourcing solutions to enable increased margin and profitability.

LICENSING
ABG’s approach to new business and ongoing partner management is tailored to each agreement and business relationship.

R&D
ABG has a dedicated in-house team of research and development experts who bring a unique focus to our brand portfolio.

DIRECT TO RETAIL
Partnering directly with leading brick & mortar and ecommerce retailers, ABG develops exclusive and curated product offerings to facilitate a customized approach in a highly competitive marketplace..


Acquisition Timeline

Our Mergers & Acquisitions team is dedicated to identifying and extracting value from under-exploited assets via transformative partnerships that are unique to each transaction.

2010

September 2010

Tapout

2011

January 2011

Marilyn Monroe

2012

June 2012

Sportcraft

2013

August 2012

Prince (Ektelon,Viking)

2014

December 2012

Hickey Freeman
Hart Schaffner Marx
Misook
Bobby Jones (managed brand)

2015

April 2013

Judith Leiber
Adrienne Vittadini
Taryn Rose

2016

August 2013

Spyder

2017

October 2013

Juicy Couture

2018

November 2013

Muhammad Ali
Elvis Presley

2018

June 2014

Mini Marilyn announced

2018

July 2014

Airwalk
Vision Street Wear
Hind

2018

April 2015

Jones New York
Michael Jackson (managed brand)

2018

June 2015

Frederick's of Hollywood
Tretorn

2018

December 2015

Shaquille O'Neal

2018

September 2016

Julius Erving
Thalia

2018

October 2016

Aéropostale

2018

March 2017

Greg Norman

2018

April 2017

Frye

2018

August 2017

Neil Lane

2018

October 2017

Herve Leger

2018

April 2018

Nautica

2018

July 2018

Nine West
Bandolino

2018

October 2018

Vince Camuto

2018

November 2018

Thomasville
Henredon
Drexel

 
 

Brand Management

Our diverse team of brand and business professionals drives the success of our brands, working closely with more than 700 licensing partners to achieve a cohesive brand presence and integration across all product lines, partnerships, and points of sale.

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Our Partners

In addition to our internal network, we are proud to partner with the world’s leading operators, retailers, and consumer brands. Our partners are experts in their respective industries who share our vision and approach towards building brand value, generating global awareness, and driving revenue.

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