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Iconix to go private via deal with Lancer Capital

Iconix to go private via deal with Lancer Capital

The owner of brands including Umbro and Lee Cooper announced on Friday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Lancer Capital, a deal which values Iconix at around $585 million.
Fashion
Business
Daniel Wellington debuts new Quadro collection, unveils ambassador Tina Kunakey

Daniel Wellington debuts new Quadro collection, unveils ambassador Tina Kunakey

Daniel Wellington this week debuted its new Quadro collection, as it unveiled a brand-new ambassador, Tina Kunakey, for its watches in the latest moves from one of Scandinavia’s fastest growing accessories marques.
Fashion
Business

John Lewis improves employee support programme, extending parental leave

John Lewis Partnership, the UK’s largest employee-owned retailer, has improved its support package for working families and young people leaving the care system.
Fashion
Business

Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

The CEO of Sergio Rossi is now a shareholder alongside Chinese group Fosun, which has recently acquired the Italian footwear label, and tells FashionNetwork.com how the operation unfolded, outlining his future plans.
Luxury
Business

Trade shows

Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Originally planned for August, the trade shows have been postponed to fall, with the Portland edition now set to run September 29 through 30, while the Boston event will take place October 4 through 5. 
Fashion
Trade shows
Swimwear show Splash goes digital before staging physical London edition

Swimwear show Splash goes digital before staging physical London edition

The high-end swimwear event, rechristened Splash X Joor, will be held online from June 7 to July 2, while also making its way to London for a physical session on June 22-25.
Fashion
Trade shows

Magic to make New York debut this September

Informa Markets, the owner of fashion shows including Magic and Coterie, has announced the debut of a new, twice-annual women’s and children’s East Coast market event, in New York. 
Fashion
Trade shows

Joor links with CIFF and UK international trade department

Joor is in expansion mode. The online wholesale management platform said its virtual show support facility Joor Passport is continuing to grow with new partnerships including the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.
Fashion
Trade shows