Nicole Kidman, Jessica Chastain and Rita Ora Party for amfAR

clock May 25, 2017Katya Foreman and Lily Templeton


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clock May 26, 2017Jennifer Weil


PVH’s Chirico Plans for Calvin Klein to Hit $2B in Europe

clock May 25, 2017Kali Hays

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Beauty Room at Coin department store.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Coin Department Stores Up for Sale

Owner BC Partners has given a mandate to Rothschild to explore a sale of department store chain Gruppo Coin SpA.

clock May 25, 2017Luisa Zargani

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie Could Post a Q1 EPS Loss Greater Than Expected

The consensus estimate pegs Q1’s net loss at 70 cents a share, on sales of $651 million.

clock May 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

Launchmetrics’ Michael Jais in Cannes.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Launchmetrics Acquires Visual Box, Launches Platform

The company has launched a public relations and influencer monitoring tool dubbed Discover.

clock May 24, 2017Katya Foreman

Christian Dior RTW Fall 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Arnault Files $12.6 Billion Offer for Christian Dior

The offer’s terms are in line with the French billionaire’s plan announced on April 25.

clock May 23, 2017Jennifer Weil

A.T. Kearney predicts more mega deals ahead.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Study Predicts More Megadeals; Rebound in Valuations Ahead

With organic growth slowing, companies will rely on acquisitions to grow their businesses.

clock May 22, 2017Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Douglas Snaps Up Italy’s Limoni and La Gardenia

The acquisition, subject to approval from competition authorities, will see the German perfumery operator become Italy’s leading player.

clock May 18, 2017Alex Wynne


Mergers and Acquisitions

Ares to Acquire DevaCurl, Focus on International Growth

The company has been backed by Tengram Capital Partners since 2013.

clock May 18, 2017Allison Collins

Available retail space on Madison Ave.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Madison Avenue Adapts Amid Vacancies and Consumer Spending Shifts

The local BID encourages merchants to collaborate on traffic-generating special events.

clock May 17, 2017David Moin

L'Occitane La Flamme candle

Mergers and Acquisitions

L’Occitane Takes 40% Stake in LimeLight’s U.S. Business

The company is looking to ramp up its own push in the color-cosmetics category.

clock May 16, 2017Jennifer Weil

Hollister has better social engagement with customers than its older sibling, Abercrombie.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Analysts Not Keen on Possible Strategic Takeover at Abercrombie

Analysts say strategic buyers tend to have difficulty merging specialty retailers.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

Spring just raised $65 million in a Series C round.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shopping Site Spring Raises $65 Million in Series C Round

The company so far has raised $105 million.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie, Lululemon and Deckers Spur M&A Interest

Abercrombie said there’s “no assurance” any discussions will lead to a definitive agreement.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie Next Takeover Target?

The company is evolving its core Abercrombie brand with a more grown-up focus.

clock May 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Jenna Dewan Tatum behind the scenes at Danskin's fall 2016 ad campaign shoot in Los Angeles.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Iconix Sells Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake Brands for $345 Million

Iconix will use the proceeds to pay down debt.

clock May 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Victor Luis

Mergers and Acquisitions

Coach’s Victor Luis Talks Kate Spade, Modern Luxury and Acquisitions

Coach’s vision of modern luxury pays homage to its roots in accessible luxury.

clock May 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

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