NEW YORK — Cole Haan is kicking off its journey to become a global lifestyle brand.
Now owned by Apax Partners, which acquired the brand from Nike Inc. in a $570 million deal last year, the American footwear, accessories and outerwear brand is launching a multifaceted strategy to accelerate growth, which goes into high gear this fall. The initiatives are wide in scope, ranging from projects around brand ambassador Dree Hemingway, for example, to innovative products and a fresh retail concept that sets the tone for Cole Haan worldwide.
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