Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark


A look from Alexandre Meerson.


It’s All a Blur: Brands See Boundaries Between Offline, Online Dissolve

The big watch brands need to be everywhere if they want to capture a new audience.

clock March 22, 2018Samantha Conti

Yoox Net-a-Porter tech hub

Mergers and Acquisitions

YNAP Approves Richemont’s Public Tender Offer

The YNAP board considers the share price of 38 euros “fair.”

clock March 17, 2018Luisa Zargani

The YNAP headquarters in Milan.


Richemont Places Its First Euro Bond, Worth 3.75 billion

Net proceeds will be used for the group’s general corporate purposes and may fund the acquisition of YNAP.

clock March 15, 2018Samantha Conti

YNAP Group's multichannel devices


Market Regulator Approves Richemont’s Proposed Takeover of YNAP

Richemont will publish its offer document on March 18.

clock March 14, 2018Samantha Conti

Backstage at Acne Studios RTW Spring 2018

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Acne Studios Gears Up for a Sale, Adding Fuel to M&A Fire

The market may be awash in liquidity, but not all companies will swim in the riches.

clock March 14, 2018Samantha Conti



Italy’s Market Regulator Reopens Review of Richemont’s YNAP Offer

Italy’s stock market regulator Consob has reopened its review of Richemont’s offer for 100 percent of the shares in Yoox Net-a-porter Group.

clock March 8, 2018Samantha Conti

Federico Marchetti


YNAP Confirms 2020 Target — and Stresses Independence

The luxury e-tailer stands by its five-year plan as it continues to invest in technology, leveraging all geographic markets and business channels.

clock March 6, 2018Luisa Zargani

Federico Marchetti, CEO of YNAP.


Forex Dents YNAP 2017 Bottom Line, EBITDA and Sales Grow

All business channels and geographics markets fueled the growth.

clock March 6, 2018Luisa Zargani

The YNAP headquarters in Milan.


Italy’s Stock Market Regulator Eager to See YNAP’s Year-End Results

The process will only slightly delay its review of Richemont’s offer document for YNAP.

clock February 21, 2018Samantha Conti

Renzo Rosso

Fashion Scoops

Renzo Rosso Speaks Up on Richemont’s Bid to Buy YNAP

The entrepreneur, who has a stake in YNAP through his Red Circle Investments, said it was a “fantastic operation.”

clock January 23, 2018Luisa Zargani

Federico Marchetti


Richemont Offers up to 2.77B for All of YNAP

The luxury group was already the e-tailer’s main shareholder.

clock January 22, 2018Luisa Zargani

YNAP for Hour of Code.

Fashion Scoops

YNAP Renews Support to Hour of Code Educational Initiative

By joining the program, the online luxury retailer brings coding classes to primary and secondary schools in London and Bologna, aiming to raise awareness and increase access to digital education.

clock December 5, 2017Sandra Salibian

Federico Marchetti receiving the ‘Cavaliere del Lavoro’ honor from Italy’s president Sergio Mattarella.

Fashion Scoops

Federico Marchetti Receives Cavaliere del Lavoro Honor From Italy’s President

The ceremony for the consignment of the Knight of Labour title was hosted in Rome on Nov. 30.

clock November 30, 2017Sandra Salibian

YNAP Multibrand Online Stores.

Fashion Scoops

Hard Luxury and Eveningwear Boosted YNAP Sales Over Cyber Weekend

Orders on the online luxury fashion destination peaked at one every 0.8 seconds on Black Friday.

clock November 29, 2017Sandra Salibian


Europe’s Stock Markets Edge Ahead

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in mid-morning trading on Tuesday.

clock November 14, 2017Samantha Conti

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