Venture Seeks to Cash In On Bob Marley’s Image

Venture Seeks to Cash In On Bob Marley’s Image

Reggae singer Bob Marley’s name and likeness have been slapped on unauthorized merchandise since his death in 1981. Now, the Marley family and a private equity firm that invests in retail brands are preparing a major push to license Mr. Marley’s likeness, trademarks and themes to apparel, food and even video games.

Hilco Consumer Capital, which has compiled a stable of retail brands including Halston and Ellen Tracy, this month invested some $20 million for half of House of Marley LLC, a joint venture with the Marley family, according to people familiar with the matter

2 Responses to “Venture Seeks to Cash In On Bob Marley’s Image”

  1. namaste girl Says:

    I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.

  2. Albrecht Says:

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