BirthdayMay 5, 1925

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Fred Segal

    Full name: Fred Segal
    Also known as: Fred Segal
    Professions: Writer

  2. Fred Segal Biography

    Fred Segal is an upscale Los Angeles, California-based clothing retailer consisting of multiple franchised owner-operated separate departments that give Fred Segal its hip eclectic vibe. There are currently two Fred Segal stores: one in Hollywood (on Melrose Avenue) and the other in Santa Monica. In 1960, Fred Segal opened the world's first jeans-only store. This 300-square-foot (28 m2) store grew over the years, and with it he expanded and invited key employees to purchase Fred Segal stores within their expertise. In 1985, Fred Segal Santa Monica was created. The stores also contain restaurants.In May 2012, the worldwide licensing rights to the brand were acquired by SANDOW, a leader that builds smart businesses driven by innovation across design, fashion and beauty owned by Adam Sandow. Global licensing deals are managed by the company's design management agency, Culture + Commerce, which is run by Michele Caniato.In late 2012, SANDOW announced Fred Segal's aggressive expansion strategy into Japan, the new international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and Las Vegas. Fred Segal also launched its first designer collaboration with Kravitz Design called Fred Segal x Kravitz Design in late 2013.In May 2014, SANDOW announced the hiring of veteran retail chief Paul Blum and named him Chief Executive Officer of Fred Segal to lead the expansion of the iconic California lifestyle brand. Additionally, SANDOW and Fred Segal announced the partnership with equity investor Evolution Media Partners (Evolution), a joint venture between Evolution Media Capital (EMC), an entertainment, media and sports merchant bank formed in partnership with Creative Artists Agency (CAA); TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of global investment firm TPG; and Participant Media, the global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll. In August 2014, the Fred Segal Collective opened at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel Resort in Nevada.

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