Fashion

Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2018

clock 18hJoelle Diderich

Business

Highsnobiety Secures $8.5 Million Investment

clock 2hKara Bloomgarden-Smoke

Beauty

Fragrance Goes Au Naturel

clock 9hJennifer Weil

Mergers and Acquisitions

JR Watkins personal care products.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Swander Pace Moves Into Personal Care With J.R. Watkins Deal

Swander Pace plans to build the company’s management team, expand distribution and increase marketing spend.

clock 19hAllison Collins

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: (L-R) James George of OC&C Strategy Consultants, Rumble founder Eugene Remm, Juice Press chairman Michael Karsch, Marcia Kilgore founder of Bliss Spa, Soap & Glory and FitFlop, Mindy Grossman President and CEO at Weight Watchers, Kara Goldin CEO of Hint Water, Strand Conover, and Financo CEO John Berg attend the Financo CEO Forum on January 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Financo CEO Forum)

Mergers and Acquisitions

All Is ‘Wellness’ at the Financo Forum

The forum lacked the usual spirit of debate, but provided plenty of insights on up-and-coming companies and wellness.

clock January 17, 2018David Moin and Lisa Lockwood

Tik is one of Vietnam's leading full-service ecommerce portals.

Mergers and Acquisitions

JD.com To Take Majority Stake in Vietnam’s Tiki

The Southeast Asian country holds one of the fastest growing online markets in the world.

clock January 16, 2018Tiffany Ap

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shiseido Adds Second-skin Technology to Portfolio

Shiseido recently acquired two other technology businesses.

clock January 11, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Carrefour

Mergers and Acquisitions

Carrefour Buys 17% Stake in Showroomprivé

The French retailer said the partnership will help accelerate its digital strategy.

clock January 11, 2018Jennifer Weil and Mimosa Spencer

Furla acquired the Effeuno manufacturing plant in Italy.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Furla Acquires Effeuno Manufacturing Plant

The Italian house took over the Tuscan plant, which has exclusively produced the brand’s leather accessories for years.

clock January 9, 2018Sandra Salibian

LimeLight by Alcone

Mergers and Acquisitions

L’Occitane Acquires Majority Stake in LimeLight USA

The move was made to help accelerate L’Occitane’s expansion in the color cosmetics sector.

clock January 9, 2018Tiffany Ap

Billabong Boardriders

Mergers and Acquisitions

Incoming Boardriders CEO Dave Tanner on What’s Next After Billabong Deal

Dave Tanner is set to oversee an action sports empire of more than 600 stores and roughly 10,000 workers globally in the company’s buy of Billabong.

clock January 5, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Mergers and Acquisitions

Eric Bompard to Be Sold to Investment Consortium

New investors in the cashmere company are Xavier Marie, French fund Apax Partners SA and French public investment bank Bpifrance.

clock January 5, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Products from Vita Liberata

Mergers and Acquisitions

2018 Starts With a Beauty M&A Bang

Five days into the year, BH Cosmetics has landed an investor and Vita Liberata has sold to Crown Laboratories.

clock January 5, 2018Allison Collins

The eye-shadow palette from BH Cosmetics and Lindy Tsang, aka Bubzbeauty.

Mergers and Acquisitions

MidOcean Partners Invests in BH Cosmetics

The brand sells value-priced cosmetics and brush sets.

clock January 4, 2018Allison Collins

The big question for Tapestry and Michael Kors could be figuring out what next to buy.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Tapestry, Michael Kors: Destined to Be Competitors on M&A Front

Both firms are building out their brand portfolios.

clock January 3, 2018Vicki M. Young

Marks and Spencer

Mergers and Acquisitions

Al-Futtaim Buys Marks & Spencer Stores in Hong Kong and Macau

The purchase includes 27 stores, which will continue to trade under the Marks & Spencer name.

clock January 2, 2018Lorelei Marfil

An assortment of the new Oribe Beauty products.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kao Acquires Oribe, Expands Professional Hair Portfolio

Oribe is said to have about $30 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

clock December 20, 2017Allison Collins

Gilbert Harrison

Mergers and Acquisitions

Gilbert Harrison Saying Farewell to Financo

A five-year transition concludes at the end of the month.

clock December 20, 2017David Moin

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