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The Masses Converge for Women's March on Washington

The Women's March on Washington drew close to half a million people.

clock 13hKristi Ellis and Leigh Nordstrom

Fashion

Dior Homme Delivers Manifesto for Freedom and Self-Expression

Kris Van Assche set about creating suits for the streetwear generation as part of his raver-inspired collection.

clock 15hJoelle Diderich

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Exclusive Look Inside the Inaugural Balls With President Trump

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump celebrated at the Liberty inaugural balls, with Caitlyn Jenner, Dog the Bounty Hunter and more.

clock January 21, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Mergers and Acquisitions

Rite Aid

Mergers and Acquisitions

Walgreens, Rite Aid Shares Slip Amid Deal Speculation

Walgreens previously said it anticipated the merger for the two chains to close in early 2017.

clock January 20, 2017Allison Collins

Golden Goose London Flagship

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Carlyle Group Said Front-runner in Race for Golden Goose Deluxe Brand

According to a market source, the private equity fund is placing around 400 million euros, or $425 million, on the plate.

clock January 20, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Church & Dwight Buys Hair-care and Vitamin Brand Viviscal

Viviscal’s product line is sold in more than 25,000 U.S. doors.

clock January 20, 2017Allison Collins

Mergers and Acquisitions

Falconhead Capital-led Group Acquires Kwik Tek

A past Falconhead investment is NYDJ Apparel.

clock January 19, 2017Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Nine West Holdings to Acquire Kasper Group

The deal is expected to close later this month.

clock January 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Happy Socks Acquired by Palamon Capital Partners for $81.2M

Founders Mikael Söderlindh and Viktor Tell will remain involved with the company.

clock January 16, 2017Vicki M. Young

Chanel Shoes and Bags for Spring 2017: Detail Photos of Accessories From the Runway

Mergers and Acquisitions

Eyewear’s New $16B Giant: EssilorLuxottica

The combined eyewear powerhouse will have annual sales of more than 15 billion euros.

clock January 16, 2017Luisa Zargani

Mergers and Acquisitions

Naked Brand Group and Bendon Ltd. Disclose Merger Plans

The two firms still have to execute a merger agreement.

clock January 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Experienced Capital Clinches Deal to Buy Alain Figaret

The fund purchased a 70 percent stake in the French shirtmaker from EPI group.

clock January 11, 2017Robert Williams

CeraVe products

Mergers and Acquisitions

L’Oréal to Acquire Three U.S. Skin-Care Brands for $1.3 Billion

The beauty giant is purchasing CeraVe, AcneFree and Ambi from Valeant.

clock January 10, 2017Jennifer Weil

An Intime store in China promoting Singles’ Day.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Alibaba, Intime Founder Offer to Delist Dept. Store Chain

The deal would cost as much as 19.8 Hong Kong dollars, or $2.6 billion. Intime operates 29 department stores and 17 shopping malls, mainly in first- and second-tier cities in China.

clock January 9, 2017Amanda Kaiser and Casey Hall

Sears

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sears Sells Craftsman Brand for $900M

Sears will continue to sell the brand at its stores.

clock January 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

Iconix’s Umbro brand.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Iconix Sells Sharper Image Brand for $100M

The sale reflects Iconix’s positioning as an “active brand manager.”

clock December 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

A campaign image from the swimwear brand

Mergers and Acquisitions

L Catterton Asia Said Eyeing Australian Swimwear Brand Tigerlily

Investment bank Moelis & Co. is reportedly advising the Singapore-based private equity arm on a deal to buy the brand from Billabong International.

clock December 30, 2016Patty Huntington

Kate Spade News

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Spike on Sale Talk

Caerus Investors sent a letter in November pushing for a sale of the firm.

clock December 28, 2016Vicki M. Young

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Paris Men’s Whiparound Fall 2017

clock January 19, 2017WWD Staff

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