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Spanish Men’s Wear Label Oteyza Receives Funding

Perfumes y Diseño has taken a minority stake in the brand founded in 2012 in Madrid.

clock April 13, 2021Jennifer Weil

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Retail

Investors Funneled $2B to Beauty and Personal Care in 2020

Funding for beauty start-ups hit an all-time high last year, CB Insights says. And 2021 is shaping up to be even bigger.

clock April 9, 2021Adriana Lee

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Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Sweet Flower Raises $15 Million in Series A Funding

The cannabis retailer looks to expand.

clock March 26, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

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Mergers and Acquisitions

CITIC Capital Invests in Chinese Fragrance Brand Reclassified

Founded in 2013, the Shanghai-based Reclassified sells a variety of scented products via its over 100 retail outlets in 50 Chinese cities.

clock January 22, 2021Tianwei Zhang

The Forte_Forte store in Rome, Italy.

Retail

The Pandemic Is Not Stopping the Expansion of Forte_Forte

Supported by investment fund Style Capital, the company is opening new stores despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

clock December 21, 2020Martino Carrera

Natalie Massenet and Nick Brown

Financial

Imaginary Ventures’ Second Fund of $160M for New Crop of Upstarts

Natalie Massenet and Nick Brown’s venture fund is looking to back many new brands and make “more meaningful investments.”

clock December 15, 2020Kali Hays

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Technology

Italian Fashion Sector Shows Digital Thirst and Readiness, New Study Says

Despite the havoc wrought by the pandemic, 55 percent of interviewed companies will increase their digital investments by at least 10 percent.

clock December 2, 2020Martino Carrera

Reports say Alibaba is about to give Farfetch a $300 million investment.

Technology

Alibaba’s Rumored $300M Investment Ignites Farfetch Shares

A new media report dishes that Alibaba’s about to invest $300 million into Farfetch, spiking shares for the luxury goods platform.

clock November 2, 2020Adriana Lee

Issa Rae is the new face and co-owner of clean, textured hair care brand Sienna Naturals.

Beauty Features

Issa Rae Becomes Co-Owner, Face of Sienna Naturals

The actor and “Insecure” creator and star is now an equity partner in the clean beauty brand for textured hair.

clock September 24, 2020James Manso

La Bouche Rouge

Beauty Features

La Bouche Rouge Raises 2.5 Million Euros

French public investment bank Bpifrance and some business angels have taken a stake in the eco-luxury beauty brand.

clock September 23, 2020Jennifer Weil

The Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles.

Financial

ESG Is Fashion’s New Management Approach, Report Says

Environmental Social and Corporate Governance is dictating a new management approach for fashion, beauty and retail industries.

clock September 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Business Features

Women-Led ‘Vegan Fur’ Brand Announces $3M Seed Funding

Vegan fur fashion brand Apparis lays the foundation for expansion.

clock August 25, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Financial

L Catterton Takes $15M Stake in Public Goods

The LVMH investment arm is backing the online brand in its growth plans.

clock August 12, 2020Kali Hays

Autumn Adeigbo

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Designer Autumn Adeigbo Secures $1.3 Million Investment

The designer’s fan base includes Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Stitch Fix founder and ceo Katrina Lake and Rent the Runway cofounder and ceo Jennifer Hyman.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

Boohoo, coronavirus, factory abuse, investors, ESG, financial, press

Financial

Why Boohoo Factory Abuse Is Still Making Headlines

The ultra-fast-fashion retailer navigates bad press and investor fallout over factory abuse allegations.

clock July 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Sustainability

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