Billabong International Ltd. is once again the focus of takeover speculation, attracting possibly the attention of Nike and TPG Capital.
Officials at TPG in the U.S. and Australia declined comment, and their counterpart in Australia could not be reached for comment by press time. Nike Inc. officials also did not return a request for comment.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"