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Negotiations Over Trussardi Sale Continue

A sale to management company Quattro R could be closer, according to sources, once an agreement has been reached with a pool of lenders.

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Diego Della Valle to Up Stake in Tod’s, Shares Spike

Through one of his holdings, the business titan will buy an additional stake of up to 5 percent of the publicly listed company.

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Unilever Buys The Vegetarian Butcher in Sustainability Move

The consumer giant said it’s responding to consumer demand for vegan, vegetarian meals.

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Hats from virtually every major and minor league team, including the Peoria Distillers, a minor league baseball team that existed on-and-off from 1894 to 1917 were available at a trade show at the Major League Baseball winter meetings, in Orlando, FlaWinter Meetings Trade Show Baseball, Orlando, USA - 13 Dec 2017

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Genesco Inks Deal To Sell Unsuccessful Lids Brand

FanzzLids Holdings has agreed to pay $100 million for the hat company as Genesco focuses on its more lucrative footwear brands.

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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.

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Farfetch to Acquire Stadium Goods

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

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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.

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Deborah Group Acquired by Sodalis Group

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

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Marquee Brands Acquires Dakine Athletic Brand

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

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Callaway Golf to Acquire Jack Wolfskin

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

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Tory Burch Buys Out Tresalia Stake

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

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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.

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Jeweler Vhernier Said Seeking Buyer

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

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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.

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