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EXCLUSIVE: Golden Goose Sets Ambitious Responsibility Plan With Its Community in Mind

The sneaker specialist's social corporate responsibility plan sets 2025 goals across four drivers.

Patrizio di Marco Named Chairman of British Streetwear Retailer, End

Di Marco was most recently chairman of Golden Goose, and stepped down last year after the company was sold to…

How Valentino Helped to Inspire a Turnaround at Dr. Martens

The brands may be miles apart on fashion's spectrum, but Permira saw the potential in both, and drew partly…

How COVID-19 Fueled the Fortunes of Asos, Boohoo and Dr. Martens

A new retail Darwinism is emerging, with successful online players leveraging their robust balance sheets to…

Dr. Martens Shares Priced High, With Offer 8 Times Oversubscribed

The bootmaker pre-listed as a public company on Friday, with an offer price of 3.70 pounds, at the top of the…

Golden Goose Unveils New State-of-the-Art Headquarters

The striking headquarters of the Italian brand are located in an area in Milan that will house the Olympic…

Dr. Martens Kicks Off Roadshow, Valuation Could Reach 3.7 Billion Pounds

The British bootmaker is joining a raft of fashion and accessories brands tapping into the buoyant public…

Dr. Martens Preps for an IPO on London Stock Exchange

The British boot brand, worn by punks, and Pope John Paul II, had revenues of 672.2 million pounds last year.

Dr. Martens Makes Retail Debut in Italy, Internalizes Wholesale Distribution

The shoemaker owned by Permira is opening a store in Rome and internalizing its wholesale operations in Italy…

After 1.28B Euro Deal, What’s Next for Permira and Golden Goose?

Golden Goose sees more growth ahead, with some projections that it could be a 500-million-euro brand.

Permira to Acquire Golden Goose

The private equity fund has secured the Italian brand for 1.28 billion euros, WWD has learned.

Permira Buys German Omnichannel Off-price Retailer Schustermann & Borenstein

Permira's first consumer tech investment in Germany revolves around the invitation-only shopping club…

Dr. Martens Launches Next Generation Line DM’s Lite

The five-item line of new designs and revamped classics is targeted to sneaker-loving young consumers.

EBay Enterprise to Be Sold for $925M

The deal is being led by companies affiliated with Permira and Sterling Partners.

South Africa’s Brait Acquires New Look for $1.3 Billion

Brait, owned by Christo Wiese, will take a 90 percent stake in the fast fashion retailer.