NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Robert W. D'Loren has been invited to speak at this year's Next Great Consumer Brands (NGCB) conference as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of one of the fastest-growing, most exciting consumer brand companies, Xcel Brands, Inc. The annual event, taking place on May 1, 2013 at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square is an esteemed gathering of equity investors, venture capital firms and commercial lenders.

Robert W. D'Loren has a track record of successfully acquiring and monetizing a vast array of consumer brands and formed Xcel Brands, Inc: a business which engages in the acquisition, design, licensing and marketing of consumer brands incorporating an OMNICHANNEL sales strategy inclusive of interactive media, digital and bricks and mortar retail. In 2011, the company acquired designer apparel brand Isaac Mizrahi New York and an interest in Liz Claiborne New York, quickly expanding into 100+ categories for the Isaac Mizrahi brand.

For media inquiries please contact:
Erika Stair
Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Xcel Brands, Inc.
347-727-2476
Erika@isaacmizrahiny.com

For investor relations inquiries please contact:
Seth Burroughs
EVP, Treasury & Business Development
Xcel Brands, Inc.
347-532-5894
sburroughs@xcelbrands.com