Xcel Brands, Inc., a brand development and media company, engages in the design, production, licensing, marketing and direct to consumer sales of branded apparel, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home goods, and other consumer products, and the acquisition of dynamic consumer lifestyle brands. The company’s brand portfolio consists of the Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, H Halston, C Wonder, and Highline Collective brands. It also manages and designs the Liz Claiborne New York (LCNY) brand. Brand Portfolio The company’s brand portfolio includes the Isaac Mizrahi brands, the Judith Ripka brands, the H Halston brands, the C Wonder brand, the Highline Collective brand, and certain rights to the LCNY brand. Isaac Mizrahi Isaac Mizrahi is an American brand. As a lifestyle brand, it has expanded into approximately 150 different product categories, including sportswear, footwear, handbags, watches, eyewear, fragrance, tech accessories, intimates, bridal gowns and accessories, pet products, home and other merchandise. Under its omni-channel retail sales strategy, the brand is available across various distribution channels to reach customers wherever they shop: better department stores, direct-response television, including QVC and The Shopping Channel, its e-commerce site at www.isaacmizrahi.com, and national specialty retailers, such as Michaels and Best Buy. The brand is also sold in various locations, including Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, the Philippines and the Middle East. The Mizrahi brands include Isaac Mizrahi New York, IsaacMizrahiLIVE, Isaac Mizrahi Jeans, Isaac Mizrahi CRAFT and Isaac Mizrahi. Judith Ripka Judith Ripka is a luxury jewelry brand. The Judith Ripka LTD fine jewelry collection consists of pieces in 18 karat gold and sterling silver with precious colored jewels and diamonds, and is available in fine jewelry stores and luxury retailers and through its e-commerce site at www.judithripka.com, with a line of luxury watches. The company also launched a collection of fine jewelry on QVC under the Judith Ripka brand in 1996, where it offers customers fine jewelry, watches and accessories at accessible price points, including precious and semi-precious stones and multi-faceted diamonique stones made exclusively for the brand. The Ripka brands are distributed in various countries, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Ukraine and elsewhere in Europe and the Middle East. H Halston The H Halston brands are sub-brands of the Halston fashion brands, which include Halston and Halston Heritage. The H Halston brands include H Halston and H by Halston. The company launched the H by Halston brand on QVC in September 2015, which is available exclusively through direct-response television channels. It plans to launch the H Halston brand through a lifestyle collection in 2016. C Wonder The C Wonder brand offers an assortment of products, including women’s clothing, footwear, jewelry and accessories; housewares and home decor, great gifts, and delightful surprises at every turn. In July 2015, it acquired C Wonder and entered into a license agreement with QVC pursuant to which various products under the C Wonder brand name would be marketed, promoted, distributed, and sold by QVC, which it launched in March 2016. Highline Collective Highline Collective is a brand that was created in 2015 to deliver on-trend products to certain of the company’s retail partners. It plans to launch the Highline Collective brand at Lord & Taylor and The Bay in April 2016. LCNY LCNY is the accessible luxury brand for Liz Claiborne. Sold exclusively on QVC, the LCNY line includes women’s apparel, footwear, outerwear and accessories, and is distributed in the United States and the United Kingdom. Strategic Partnership QVC is a strategic partner in the company’s design, marketing and licensing business, and is a major licensee for each of its Mizrahi, Ripka, H Halston, C Wonder, and LCNY brands. Design and Promotional Services The company provides design and other services to certain of its licensees and, in some cases, to select brands owned by third partie
xcel brands inc (XELB:NASDAQ GM)
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