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Mergers and Acquisitions

JOHN HARDY, Catterton, acquisition, jewelry brand,  Robert Hanson, ceo, Damien Dernoncourt, Guy Bedarida, Miles Graham

Catterton Buys John Hardy Brand

WWD has also learned that Robert Hanson, former ceo of American Eagle Outfitters, has been named ceo of the luxury jewelry brand.

Authentic Buys Four Footwear Brands From Payless

The brands are Airwalk, Hind, Vision Street Wear and Above the Rim.

Chris Burch Talks BaubleBar Investment

The online jewelry retailer has raised $10 million in a Series B financing led by Burch Creative Capital.

LBO for Lululemon?

Maybe not, according to one analyst.

Wal-Mart on the Prowl to Boost Web Expertise

The retailer said Tuesday that it would buy social marketplace Luvocracy through its @WalmartLabs research and development arm.

Rue La La Said Exploring Sale

Boston-based Rue La La, which has attracted interest from online shopping site Gilt Groupe, has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to advise a potential sale.

Merger of Dollars Leads to $8.5B Deal

The deal gives Family Dollar an enterprise value of $9.2 billion.

CHOW TAI FOOK, Hearts on Fire, Hong Kong, Shanghai, jewelry, diamonds, acquistion, purchase, buys, China, expansion,

Chow Tai Fook Plots Expansion for Hearts on Fire

The Chinese giant bought the Boston-based diamond specialist for $150 million last month.

No Merger for Destination Maternity

The company said Friday it does not intend to make an offer for U.K.-based Mothercare plc.

M&A Landscape Shifting Away From Contemporary

The reduction in activity for deals in contemporary also explains the growing interest in emerging brands — many of which are still early-stage start-ups.

Kellwood, Parker, Howard Highman, Laurieanne Gilner, Derek Farrar, acquisition, m&a, contemporary brand, retail, Sage Group

Kellwood Buys Parker Brand

The contemporary apparel company has a wholesale volume approaching $50 million.

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