M&A

Marie Claire

Beauty Features

Marie Claire Group Acquires Branding and Design Agency

Desdoigts & Associés will join the Maire Claire Beauty Group, which was formed in 2015.

clock September 7, 2020Jennifer Weil

Mermaid+Me products

Beauty Features

Henkel Acquires Majority Stake in D-to-C Beauty Business

The German chemical and consumer goods company is acquiring a 75 percent stake in Invincible Brands Holding from Capital D private equity fund.

clock July 31, 2020Jennifer Weil

In November 2019, LVMH acquired Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion

Business Features

Despite the Crisis, Luxury Continues to Attract Investments

According to a survey released by Deloitte, 70 percent of strategic and financial investors are keen to invest in luxury companies.

clock May 28, 2020Alessandra Turra

Shopper behavior will change after the pandemic ends.

Financial

Analysts Offer Insight on Post-COVID-19 Scenario

Recovery in the luxury sector will come in 2021, according to Equita, and Jefferies sees low volumes in M&A activity until the economy returns to normality.

clock April 8, 2020Luisa Zargani

Chatbots are adding a new stream of revenue for retailers.

Technology

With Eye on ‘Conversational Commerce’ ForwardPMX Acquires Headliner Labs

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the company said the co-founders will stay on to launch a new business initiative.

clock March 6, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

DealmakeHers

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Women Execs of Retail, Wall St., Silicon Valley Form ‘DealmakeHers’

The DealmakeHers community calls on an impressive list of female founders and funders, with the launch to be honored by the NRF at the Big Show.

clock January 6, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Julie Wainwright, center, CEO of The RealReal, celebrates her company's IPO at the Nasdaq opening bell, in New York. The online reseller of luxury brand clothing and accessories is based in San FranciscoFinancial Markets RealReal IPO, New York, USA - 28 Jun 2019

Financial

Baker McKenzie Reports Retail and Consumer Goods M&A Set to Slow in 2020

The firm’s “Global Transactions Forecast” projects a decline in IPOs and the value of deals in the sector.

clock December 5, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Gilbert Harrison

Retail

In Overstored, Brand-Saturated Market, Retailers Need the ‘Old Merchant Magic’

Gilbert W. Harrison, founder of Financo, sees retailers in need of product knowledge that only comes with years of experience.

clock November 20, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Bologique Recherche products

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Biologique Recherche Gets New Investors

The company has brought in three European family offices and Peter Brabeck-Letmathe as long-term strategic partners.

clock October 24, 2019Jennifer Weil

Mckinsey pop up

Business Features

Tough Times Makes for Strange Bedfellows

A challenging retail landscape is forcing brands and retailers to consider nontraditional types of partnerships.

clock October 10, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Drunk Elephant's lineup.

Skin Care

Shiseido Acquires Drunk Elephant for $845 Million

The “clean beauty” brand is expected to help strengthen the Japanese company’s footprint in the global beauty industry.

clock October 8, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Susanne Kaufmann Line M Beard Oil ($55) – www.susannekaufmann.com

Skin Care

Manzanita Capital Takes Stake in Susanne Kaufmann

It’s the latest indie skin-care brand in the wellness space to catch investors’ attention.

clock October 4, 2019Jennifer Weil

A Nuxe pop-up.

Skin Care

Groupe Nuxe Sells 45% Stake to Belgian Family Holding Company

A Belgian family holding company has acquired a minority share in the maker of Huile Prodigieuse.

clock September 26, 2019Jennifer Weil

Model backstageChristian Dior show, Backstage, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week, France - 26 Sep 2017

Financial

Beauty Manufacturing M&A Heats Up With Elkem Deal

Elkem is buying a Korea-based silicones supplier.

clock August 26, 2019Allison Collins

Bogart

Financial

Delta Galil To Acquire Intimates Company Bogart

The group already owns Seven For All Mankind and Splendid/Ella Moss.

clock June 10, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee

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