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Kris Wu is the brand ambassador for Kans' facial mask line.


C-Beauty Brands Kans, One Leaf’s Parent Company Chicmax Mulls IPO

After years of IPO talks, Chicmax last week finally signed a pre-listing tutoring agreement with CITIC Securities.

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Jessica Alba in the Honest Beauty ad campaign.

Beauty Features

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Co. Said to Tap Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies for IPO

One source told WWD Honest could go public in the second quarter.

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Julie Wainwright, ceo, The real real, on millennials.


The RealReal’s IPO Roadmap

The luxury resale site is tapping into $198 billion in inventory locked in consumers’ closets.

clock June 3, 2019Evan Clark

Brunello Cucinelli RTW Fall 2019


Cucinelli Aims to Double Sales, Sets New Structure

The entrepreneur also talked about succession as he revealed the company will launch a children’s line in the second half of the year.

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Lightspeed ceo and founder Dax Dasilva pushing the button to open trading, joined by the Lightspeed team.


Lightspeed’s IPO Soars Out of the Gate

Lightspeed’s initial public offering is expected to rank as one of the top 10 technology IPOs on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

clock March 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Mergers and acquisitions activity is expected to be strong 2019.

Mergers and Acquisitions

What to Watch: Rising Cash Balances, IPO Activity Could Spur M&A Deals

Deal focus is expected to be less on technology and more on diversification.

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Fiera di Rimini


Italian Exhibition Group’s Listing Postponed to Dec. 10

The road show will now end on Dec. 5.

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Farfetch Celebrates launch in the Middle East.


Pinault Family’s Artemis Eyes a Stake in Farfetch

Artemis is the Pinault family investment arm, which controls Kering.

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Brunello Cucinelli Presents the Hamlet of the Spirit


Brunello Cucinelli Presents the Hamlet of the Spirit

The Italian entrepreneur unveiled on Tuesday the latest step of his restoration of Solomeo, home to his company’s headquarters, where he erected a travertine monument he hopes will last 2,000 years, and revealed he wrote his first book.

clock September 4, 2018Luisa Zargani

Pinduoduo's market cap is now $29.6 billion.


Pinduoduo Shares Pop on First Trading Day

Raising $1.63 billion, Pinduoduo is the second largest float in the U.S. this year by a Chinese firm.

clock July 26, 2018Vicki M. Young

Pinduoduo's explosive growth has been driven by gamified social shopping and China's less urbanized population.


Pinduoduo Ready for $28.8 Billion Debut

The Chinese e-commerce company is slated to begin trading Thursday on the Nasdaq.

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Christian Simoni


Monnalisa Shares to Start Trading on Thursday

The price of shares has been fixed at 13.75 euros with a capitalization of the company expected to total 72 million euros.

clock July 10, 2018Luisa Zargani

Farfetch Celebrates launch in the Middle East.


Three Online Fashion Firms Expected to Test IPO Market Later This Year

Cushman & Wakefield is poised for a July IPO, following the completed IPO of BJ’s Wholesale Club this week.

clock June 29, 2018Vicki M. Young

Christian Simoni


Children’s Wear Firm Monnalisa Eyeing IPO by June

The goal of the listing of the family-owned Monnalisa is mainly to accelerate the growth and the international presence of the group, in particular in the retail and e-commerce channels. 

clock May 8, 2018Luisa Zargani

Fulvia Visconti Ferragamo

Designer and Luxury

Fulvia Visconti Ferragamo Dies at 67

The daughter of Salvatore Ferragamo, she was creative director of men’s and women’s silk accessories at the family fashion house.

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Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.


Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

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