Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions


Think Tank: Douglas Hand on the Challenge Of M&A for Namesake Brands

Examples of designers who have sold or lost control of namesake brands are far from uncommon.

Damiani Family Buys Venini

The Damiani family has taken a 60 percent stake in the Venini glass company.

Tod’s Shareholders OK Capital Increase for Roger Vivier Deal

Tod’s minority shareholders on Wednesday approved a capital increase and the acquisition of the Roger Vivier brand.

Le Tote Takes Over Threadflip

The “Netflix for fashion” service will take over the peer-to-peer resale platform, which will cease operations.

Chinese E-commerce Players Merge

Mogujie will take over rival Meilishuo and form a new company with annual sales of about $3 billion. Both players are female-focused platforms that bear a striking resemblance to Pinterest.

A Carrefour hypermarket.

Carrefour Completes Acquisition of Rue du Commerce

The French retailer bought the e-commerce site from real estate giant Altarea Cogedim.

Richard Baker

A New Year Could Trigger Megadeals in Fashion

Larger companies might take advantage of the market and reinvent by putting together bigger acquisitions and mergers.

Liz Rodbell, Marc Metrick, Jerry Storch, Jonathan Greller and Richard Baker.

Top Stories of the Year: Hubbub at HBC

It was a year of expansion, acquisition, renovation and executive change at Hudson’s Bay Co. — and Richard Baker’s not finished yet.


Top Stories of the Year: Yoox, Net-a-porter Merge

One of the year’s most talked-about mergers united two online luxury players.