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Saban Brands Purchases Mambo

Established in 1984 by Dare Jennings, the Australian fashion and lifestyle brand celebrated its 30th anniversary last year.

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Weaker Currencies Shake Up Luxury

The stronger pound has been a “major headwind” for tourist spending in the U.K., according to a new report.

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Euro Zone to Stay Wobbly in Coming Year

A combination of sluggish growth, low inflation, high unemployment and weak investment has some observers predicting a pattern of chronically slow expansion.

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Bluestar, Nanette Lepore Unveil Deal

Lepore maintains control of RTW business.

InterLuxe Said Buying A.L.C. Brand

The deal market for at least one young designer seems to be heating up as the year comes to a close.

Weak Women's Business Poses Margin Dilemma

Profit margins are at serious risk of becoming the first casualty in the ongoing battle for market share.

Xcel Brands Buys Halston Diffusion Lines

The H Halston and H by Halston brands were sold for $27.7 million in a combination of cash, shares of Xcel Brands stock and warrants.

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No. 10: The Tax Man Cometh and Goeth

Italy's internal revenue agency is on the hunt.

Nike Stock Hit by Futures Orders Slip

The activewear giant reported a dip in its closely watched futures orders, along with second-quarter profits and sales that sprinted past expectations.

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Roberto Cavalli Talks Heat Up

Private equity fund Clessidra SGR SpA is in exclusive talks to buy a majority stake in the Florence-based firm.

Lululemon Raises Full-Year Guidance

Shares rose 9.1 percent on Thursday despite a drop in third-quarter profits.

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