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Camuto Buys Control of Sole Society

Camuto Buys Control of Sole Society

By Evan Clark. Source: WWD. Camuto Group’s taken over e-commerce merchant Sole Society as part of an effort to sharpen its digital chops and…

AHALIFe and Kaufmann Mercantile join e-commerce forces with acquisition

AHAlife acquires Kaufmann Mercantile

By Elizabeth Segran. Source: Fast Company. The partnership makes sense, since both brands focus on giving the customer insight into how each product was made,…

With Uber's sale in China there is rumours of it going public

An Uber IPO May Happen Sooner than Later

By Investopedia. Source: Investopedia. An initial public offering (IPO) for ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc. is looking increasingly likely with the most recent sale of the company’s…

Jawbone is in search of a buyer

Jawbone reportedly tried to sell itself

By Nick Statt. Source: The Verge. Wearable maker Jawbone recently tried to sell itself to a hardware manufacturer, according to a report today from The Information. People…

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….