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Algenist is acquired by Tengram

Tengram Acquires Majority Stake in Algenist

By Allison Collins. Source: WWD. Private equity firm Tengram Capital is buying a majority stake in prestige skin-care brand Algenist for about $20 million. Tengram is acquiring…

Walmart is rumoured to buy Jet.com

Wal-Mart in Talks to Buy Web Retailer Jet.com

By Greg Bensinger and Sarah Nassauer. Source: WSJ. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Jet.com Inc., according to people familiar with…

l'Oreal buys IT Cosmetics for $1.2 billion

L’Oréal to Acquire IT Cosmetics for $1.2B

By Allison Collins. Source: WWD. L’Oréal is acquiring IT Cosmetics, the fast-growing beauty brand built by Jamie Kern Lima, for $1.2 billion. The business has been…

Unilever spends $1 Billion on Dollar Shave Club

Unilever Buys Dollar Shave Club

By Sharon Terlep. Source: WSJ. Four years ago, Michael Dubin launched his company with a hilarious YouTube video poking fun at the pain and expense of shaving. The…

Advantages for Bed, Bath and Beyond purchase of One Kings Lane

Why did Bed Bath & Beyond buy One Kings Lane?

By Daphne Howland. Source: Retail Dive. Bed Bath & Beyond’s June acquisition of One Kings Lane could be viewed as union of two retail models sliding into oblivion….

Neiman Marcus in financial trouble & might be up for sale

Neiman Marcus is looking for a buyer

By Lisa Fickenscher and Josh Kosman. Source: New York Post. Embattled luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is casting around for a buyer, or investor, The Post has learned….

Blue Apron meal kit delivery service

Blue Apron Is Said To Be Considering An IPO

  By Leena Rao. Source: Fortune. Meal kit delivery service Blue Apron is exploring a possible initial public offering, according to a report from Bloomberg on…