July 10, 2012
-- Sherman Oaks, CA- Zalemark has retained Russ Brown Licensing to represent them in the acquisition of licenses for their online, Internet and retail jewelry business. Russ Brown has a long history with Zalemark dating back to his tenure as Business Development Director at Iconix, where Zalemark had the Badgley Mischka license for fine jewelry. Russ will seek and negotiate deals for Zalemark with hot designer brands including Zalemark’s emphasis on the Hispanic market.
Brown has stated that "Steven is tops in his field, highly regarded by retailers in all classes of trade, and no doubt he will continue to be selective in identifying brands to extend into this product category. We look forward to the process of identifying brands where Zalemark can create an identifiable point of difference that will stand apart and be successful in all forms of retail". According to award winning designer Steven Zale, “Russ understands my vision for Zalemark Holding Company and is perfectly suited to lead us on this successful endeavor”.
Russ Brown Licensing, managed by Russ Brown and his associates is a New York based boutique agency that specializes in optimization of intellectual property on behalf of both marketers and IP owners. www.russbrownlicensing.com .
Zalemark Holding Company Inc. (public symbol: ZMRK) is an award winning product design and product development agency headed by a management team that has earned the finest reputation and name recognition due to many years of being major innovators in the jewelry industry. Its leading brand model puts Zalemark in a winning position that is almost impossible to catch. Zalemark’s strengths are unsurpassed in the areas of design, brand development, and quality. The ability to capture a brand and articulate it through design, while remaining on the leading edge of fashion is key and is one of Zalemark’s greatest assets. There is tremendous focus and attention given to every detail of a project and client relationship. To add to the talent Zalemark provides, alliances with its license partners and strategic partnerships ensure that they maintain a huge edge over the competition and remain a leader in the industry. Zalemark’s resource pool allows them to offer product placement on entertainment properties and access to entertainment industry talent and stylists. www.zalemark.com .