Politics and Fashion: Not-So-Cozy Bedfellows

Branding experts and academics speak out about what brands need to do to navigate the next four years.

clock 13hLisa Lockwood


Chiara Ferragni, SKII Launch Global Campaign

The influencer is one of four faces chosen by the brand to take part in the initiative.

clock 13hRachel Strugatz


Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2017

Anthony Vaccarello's sophomore show at Saint Laurent featured a mix of aggressively cool, Instagrammable styles and impeccably made basics.

clock 18hBridget Foley

Mergers and Acquisitions

Charles S. Cohen

Mergers and Acquisitions

Charles S. Cohen Takes Majority Stake in Savile Row’s Richard James

Cohen, a real estate and film entrepreneur, has long been a Richard James client.

clock 3hSamantha Conti

Inside the Nasty Gal store on Melrose Avenue.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Nasty Gal to Remain in Los Angeles, According to New Owners Boohoo Group

Boohoo confirmed it had finalized the purchase of the bankrupt online retailer.

clock February 28, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Showroomprivé co-founders and co-CEOs Thierry Petit and David Dayan

Mergers and Acquisitions

Flash Sale Site Showroomprivé to Acquire Beauteprivée

The deal should be finalized in the first trimester of this year.

clock February 28, 2017Jennifer Weil

A Zalora delivery driver secures a package to his moped.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Zalora Group Denies Sale of Its Indonesian Business

It just sold a 49% stake in its Philippines business last week but denied it was in similar talks with Indonesian retailer Mitra Adiperkasa.

clock February 28, 2017Tiffany Ap


Mergers and Acquisitions

Billabong Sheds Tigerlily in $46 million Deal

The swimwear brand will go to Crescent Capital Partners, as Billabong continues to hone its brand portfolio

clock February 22, 2017Patty Huntington

Mergers and Acquisitions

Jaclyn Inc. Shareholders Approve Planned Merger With Golden Touch

The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2017.

clock February 21, 2017Vicki M. Young

Dove Dermacare Scalp

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

diamond ring, blue nile

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

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