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Industry Execs Gather at WWD CEO Summit

Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.

clock 10hJessica Iredale


Ralph Lauren Receives John B. Fairchild Honor

The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.

clock 9hLisa Lockwood


Levi's Unveils New 501 Skinny Jean

The latest addition to the 501 family, set to reach stores and in December, is one offered for men and women.

clock 11hKristi Garced

Mergers and Acquisitions

Paula Cademartori

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Buys Paula Cademartori Brand

The Italian-Brazilian designer is known for her colorful collections of bags, shoes and accessories that are made in Italy.

clock 24hLuisa Zargani

A visual of Le Slip Français.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Experienced Capital Partners Takes a 36.5% Stake in Le Slip Français

The investment firm sees strong potential for the French underwear label in the affordable luxury segment.

clock October 26, 2016Laure Guilbault

Mergers and Acquisitions

Permira Buys German Omnichannel Off-price Retailer Schustermann & Borenstein

Permira’s first consumer tech investment in Germany revolves around the invitation-only shopping club

clock October 25, 2016Melissa Drier

American Apparel

Mergers and Acquisitions

American Apparel Keeping Options Open as Bidders Said Circling

Brand management firms are said to be taking a close look at American Apparel.

clock October 21, 2016Vicki M. Young and Kari Hamanaka

Mergers and Acquisitions

Will Pinarello Cycles Get A New Backer?

LVMH had no comment on media reports speculating it may be looking at taking a stake in the company.

clock October 19, 2016Luisa Zargani

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Premium Group Buys Show & Order

Premium’s four Berlin trade show platforms are to run from Jan. 17-19, 2017.

clock October 14, 2016Melissa Drier

Stroili Evanescence collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

Thom Europe Acquires Germany’s Oro Vivo Jewelry Chain

The French jewelry retail chain has also finalized the purchase of Italian chain Stroili, consolidating its position as European leader.

clock October 14, 2016Joelle Diderich

Bag Paula Cademartori Spring/Summer 2017 Collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Continues to Eye Emerging Brands

Milanese accessories label Paula Cademartori is on the radar of the Breganze, Italy-based fashion group.

clock October 13, 2016Alessandra Turra

John Richmond

Mergers and Acquisitions

Blue Skye Acquires Majority Stake in John Richmond

The British designer aims to relaunch his ready-to-wear brand with the fall season.

clock October 13, 2016Alessandra Turra

The Maje store in Hong Kong

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shandong Ruyi Completes Acquisition of Sandro, Maje Group

The Chinese textile concern plans to ramp up global expansion of Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, particularly in Asia.

clock October 11, 2016Joelle Diderich

Stephen Curry in Under Armour

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shangying Global Co. Buys One World Star International for $280 Million

Moving from plastics to fashion, the Chinese company buys the Los Angeles-based maker of clothes for Under Armour, Weavers and other brands.

clock October 11, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran


Mergers and Acquisitions

Sears Shares Spike on Possible Sale of Craftsman Brand for $2B

The retailer is pulling levers to stay afloat, even if it means selling a crown jewel.

clock October 4, 2016Vicki M. Young

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