Dior Pre-Fall 2019

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Under Armour Game Plan Underwhelms

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Bloomingdale's Reveals Revamped Cosmetics Floor

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Stadium Goods SoHo

Mergers and Acquisitions

Size Matters: Farfetch, Stadium Goods Lay Out Global Ambitions

Farfetch has purchased 100 percent of the sneaker and streetwear platform from the cofounders and minority shareholder LVMH Luxury Ventures.

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Coach becomes housed under Tapestry Inc., and other deals make a case for the trend happening in the luxury space.

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Think Tank: M&A’s in Luxury Fashion; What’s ‘In Season’?

Tracy Bacigalupo is a partner in the corporate department of Morrison & Foerster, and Elnaz Zarrini is an associate in the corporate department in Morrison & Foerster’s New York office.

clock 16hTracy Bacigalupo and Elnaz Zarrini

Sneakers on display at Stadium Goods.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Farfetch to Acquire Stadium Goods

The founding team of Stadium Goods will continue to oversee the business.

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Versace Pre-Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

WWD Yearbook #4: Dealmakers Rule

With the market at a high and big companies looking to get bigger, dealmakers came out of hibernation in 2018.

clock December 12, 2018Evan Clark and Samantha Conti

A Deborah store in Milan.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Deborah Group Acquired by Sodalis Group

The Italian cosmetic company will be relaunched and further expanded internationally under the new owner.

clock December 5, 2018Sandra Salibian

A backpack from Dakine.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marquee Brands Acquires Dakine Athletic Brand

The brand was founded in Hawaii in 1979 and now offers gear for surf, snow and bike.

clock December 5, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Mergers and Acquisitions

Callaway Golf to Acquire Jack Wolfskin

Callaway will pay 418 million euros, or $476 million at current exchange, for the premium outdoor brand.

clock November 30, 2018Vicki M. Young

Tory BurchFabrizio Viti Socialista Dinner, New York, USA - 29 Nov 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Tory Burch Buys Out Tresalia Stake

The company bought the Mexican private equity firm’s position after nine years.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Leboncoin Buys Second-Hand Fashion Site Videdressing

The acquisition follows the closures of two second-hand apparel sites in France while Vestiaire Collective gears up for a push abroad.

clock November 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A Vhernier necklace.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Jeweler Vhernier Said Seeking Buyer

The Italian firm has been controlled by the Traglio family since 2001.

clock November 15, 2018WWD Staff

Red Valentino RTW Spring 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Valentino Drawn Into M&A Dance: Sources

The designer company’s owners might not be looking to sell, but sources said they’re open to listening and that Kering has made overtures.

clock November 14, 2018Evan Clark

Backstage at Proenza Schouler RTW Spring 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Proenza Schouler’s Fresh Start

Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez brought in new backers to help buy back their company and move it into the future.

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Kaia Gerber on the catwalkProenza Schouler show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week, USA - 10 Sep 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Proenza Schouler Finds New Investors for Buyback

Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez said they have switched out their investor base and bought back their company.

clock November 12, 2018Evan Clark

SAP and Qualtrics in a $8 billion deal.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In a Move to Take on Salesforce, SAP Acquires Qualtrics

SAP announced its acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc. today in a deal for $8 billion in cash.

clock November 12, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Photo courtesy of Silk Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Private Investment Firm Announces Acquisition of Canadian Beauty Innovator

Cornell Capital plans to grow Knowlton Development Corp. internationally.

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