The industry's heady mergers and acquisitions days have turned into a hangover.
Once the hottest game in town, the retail and apparel sector has seen leveraged buyouts dry up, thanks to the collapse of the subprime mortgage segment and the plunging stock market. And, while private equity firms still hold lots of cash, they're eyeing smaller investments of less than $250 million.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)