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Go Global's new M&A model puts garment makers at the heart of the deal 6 Nov 2019

Leonie Barrie

Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform with a difference. Led by industry veteran and sourcing expert Jeff Streader, it aims to blow up the traditional transactional supply chain with a vision to build brands in partnership with garment makers as strategic investors – as he exclusively tells just-style.

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Hudson's Bay completes sale of Lord & Taylor to Le Tote 11 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has completed the sale of its Lord & Taylor banner to fashion rental subscription service startup Le Tote for US$100m.

Vince buys Rebecca Taylor & Parker brands for US$19.7m 6 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Upmarket apparel and accessories company Vince Holding Corp has acquired contemporary women’s brands Rebecca Taylor and Parker for US$19.7m.

Lingerie maker Ariela & Associates acquires Curvy Couture 5 Nov 19

Beth Wright

US intimate apparel company Ariela & Associates International (AAI) has purchased Curvy Couture, a full figure intimate apparel brand.

Authentic Brands Group completes Barneys New York acquisition 4 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) – owner of labels including Volcom, Camuto Group, Juicy Couture, Aeropostale and Nautica – has completed its purchase of the intellectual property of Barneys New York.

Dressbarn new owner to refresh website 1 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Ascena Retail Group has sold the intellectual property assets of its Dressbarn brand to a subsidiary of Retail Ecommerce Ventures LLC and has begun the process of transitioning its e-commerce business to the firm. 

Top stories on just-style in October... 1 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style in October included the news that Bonmarché has fallen into administration, a look at the long-term goal of Levi Strauss & Co to use only as much water as replenishes naturally wherever it is operating, plans by British surfwear brand Finisterre to package garments in marine-safe bags, and the move by the Trump administration to pause the October tariff hike.

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Levi Strauss leads on green supply chain in China 4 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Sustainability remains top of mind for the industry with Levi Strauss, Adidas and C&A ranked amongst the leading brands to have made progress in environmental supply chain management in China over the last year, with the apparel sector one of the most active industries when it comes to taking action.

UK clothing exports to US to be hit by further 25% duties 28 Oct 19

Hannah Abdulla

Cashmere jumpers, anoraks and swimwear made in the UK and exported to the US are among products being hit by an extra 25% tariff as part of the ongoing dispute between the US and the EU over aircraft subsidies.

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