J.W.Anderson Fall 2017: A Style Odyssey

It was one of the most commercial and appealing collections yet from a designer who simply can't sit still.

clock 18hSamantha Conti


Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2017

Marc Jacobs' feisty, fun fall collection was inspired by early hip-hop here with a soupcon of Seventies sportif.

clock February 16, 2017Bridget Foley


WWD Letter From the Editor

WWD is moving ahead on the digital front with the expansion of the Digital Daily product.

clock February 17, 2017Miles Socha

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions

A Kraft Heinz Offer for Unilever Spurs Speculation

Financial sources expect that for Unilever to consider a deal, Kraft would have to raise its price.

clock February 17, 2017Allison Collins

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Bain Capital Completes Acquisition of Online Jeweler Blue Nile

The private equity firm is joined in the $500 million purchase by Bow Street and Adama Partners.

clock February 17, 2017Kali Hays

Kate Spade RTW Fall 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Spike as Wall Street Bets on a Deal

Speculation has centered on a deal by midsummer at $24 or $25 a share.

clock February 16, 2017Vicki M. Young

Kate Spade's spring 2017 campaign featuring Fernanda Ly.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Jump on Review of Strategic Options

Kate Spade & Co. confirmed that it is reviewing its strategic alternatives and posted fourth-quarter gains in sales and profits.

clock February 16, 2017Vicki M. Young

Kate Spade's spring 2017 campaign featuring Fernanda Ly.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Rise on Bid Speculation

More recently, private equity is said to be looking at the firm.

clock February 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

A recent Etam design using Noyon lace

Mergers and Acquisitions

Noyon Takeover Gets Green Light from Court

In a historic move, four major lingerie players including Etam and La Perla have come together to save one of the last remaining Calais lacemakers from bankruptcy.

clock February 13, 2017Alex Wynne


Mergers and Acquisitions Grabs ‘Universal Cart’ Rival Zen Shopping in Acquisition

The German start-up said the acquisition is part of its mission to offer shoppers a single place to purchase goods from “across the entire web universe.”

clock February 10, 2017Kali Hays

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elevate Brandpartners Buys Australian Eyewear Company

The seven month-old San Francisco-based company, which is backed by Boston growth equity firm Summit Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Quay Australia.

clock February 10, 2017Patty Huntington

Mergers and Acquisitions

Qatar’s Al Alfia Launches Bid for Australia’s Specialty Fashion Group

The investment company is valuing the retailer at 134 million Australian dollars or $102 million at current exchange.

clock February 9, 2017Patty Huntington


Mergers and Acquisitions

B2B Vendors Speculate on a Hudson’s Bay Co. Deal for Macy’s

An acquisition of Macy’s would give the Hudson’s Bay Co. real estate — and another omnichannel platform.

clock February 8, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Golden Goose London Flagship

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Carlyle Group to Acquire Golden Goose Deluxe Brand

The investment is meant to drive international retail expansion and strengthen the brand’s e-commerce channel.

clock February 2, 2017Luisa Zargani

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shareholder Activism Expected to Pick Up in 2017

Moody’s said activism tends to be credit negative for the company being targeted.

clock February 2, 2017Vicki M. Young

Balenciaga RTW Spring 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH, Marcolin to Set Up Joint Venture

As per the agreement, starting in 2018, Marcolin will design and manufacture eyewear for the Céline and Louis Vuitton brands, with the goal of “becoming, in the future, the preferred partner” of the LVMH group in the eyewear business.

clock February 1, 2017Luisa Zargani

Victor Luis

Mergers and Acquisitions

For Coach, Elevating Fashion Now Includes Focus on Outerwear

On the acquisitions front, Coach is looking for great brands where it is confident there’s room for growth.

clock January 31, 2017Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Steve Madden Ltd. Acquires Schwartz & Benjamin Inc.

The business will continue as a stand-alone operation under the Steve Madden umbrella.

clock January 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

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