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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:30am
Shape Security, an advanced security protection provider for web and mobile applications, said it closed on a $40 million Series D round of funding with a strategic investment from Hewlett-Packard Pathfinder, the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise venture investment and partnership... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:01am
LONDON – European stock markets made gains in mid-morning trading on Wednesday, with the DAX in Frankfurt leading the way. The German market was up 1.3 percent to 10,499.28, followed by the CAC 40 in Paris, 1.2 percent to 4,452.48, and the FTSE MIB in Milan, 1.1 percent to 16,... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Natural beauty has infiltrated the luxury market. In response, two former Net-a-porter employees have started an e-commerce operation out of Montreal to both explain and distribute select brands. The business, called The Natural Curator, quietly launched in August and is... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
The shattering of Mode Media’s $1 billion dreams signaled not just the dramatic downfall and ultimate failure of a once-hot digital publisher, but also the latest chapter in a very Silicon Valley tale that starts with questionable businesses, leads to bloated valuations and... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
Could Thalía be the next $1 billion brand in five years? That’s the projection from Jamie Salter, chairman and chief executive officer of Authentic Brands Group, which has forged a strategic partnership with Thalía Sodi to own and manage the intellectual property of the 45-year... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Though Perry Capital is a sinking ship, that’s not the case with its luxury retail asset held in the portfolio, Barneys New York, according to Barneys executives. The retailer’s performance is tightly guarded due to its status as a private company owned by Perry... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Indie makeup brand Edward Bess is toasting a decade in the business — with the launch of a fragrance collection. “There’s no faster shot to the mind and memory than a scent,” Edward Bess said over lunch last week at the Mercer Hotel in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK – Dr. Howard Murad’s lifelong fascination with hydration resulted in the formation of his namesake clinical skin-care brand almost 30 years ago. Since then, he’s built a global product line with nearly 6,000 points of distribution and penned eight books — but the... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:01pm
LONDON — Wolf & Badger has set its sights on the U.S., and the British multibrand retailer will open its first stand-alone store there in February, WWD has learned. Wolf & Badger, which sells a range of emerging designers, will set up shop at 95 Grand Street in SoHo in... read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4:40pm
ILOS ANGELES – The union representing West Coast dockworkers along with the Pacific Maritime Association are set to engage in talks exploring “the concept of a contract extension,” on Nov. 1 and 2, the two groups said today. The tentatively scheduled meeting would cover a... read more

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