Acquisitions


HanesBrands Buys Knights Apparel for $200 Million

Among other things, Knights Apparel produces college logo apparel

Winston-Salem, NC--HanesBrands Inc. said today that it intends to buy Knights Apparel for $200 million from Merit Capital … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners to Buy Chico’s FAS?

Spring Look at Chico's

New York and Fort Meyers, FL—Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm, is purportedly in advanced talks to add Chico’s FAS to … [Read more...]

BCBG Max Azria Group Gets $135M Cash Infusion

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Los Angeles--BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC today announced it received a $135 million cash infusion from Guggenheim Partners, … [Read more...]

Under Armour Scores Better-Than-Expected Q4, Buys MyFitnessPal App

Most decorated woman downhill skier of all time, Lindsey Vonn, decked out in Under Armour

Baltimore—Under Armour continued its upward stride as a force to be reckoned with in athletic wear. The upwardly-mobile brand … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Deal Closing Delayed as FTC Reviews Store Counts

Family Dollar's logo, nameplate to remain the same

Charlotte, NC—The much contested acquisition of Family Dollar Stores by rival Dollar Tree Inc. appears to be delayed until late … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Expects 2014 Earnings to Exceed Previous Forecast

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Cincinnati—Macy’s Inc. provided a preview today of its fourth quarter and full 2014 earnings report, one that promises to be … [Read more...]

Iconix Scores Rights to PONY Brand in North America

Iconix Acquires PONY

New York—The upswing in athleisure trends continues to be felt, even in acquisitions. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. today announced … [Read more...]

Steven Madden to Buy Canadian Waterproof Footwear Brand Blondo

Blondo is a 100-year-old Canadian footwear brand

Long Island City, NY—Continuing its quest to expand its footwear and accessories portfolio, Steven Madden today announced it … [Read more...]

ShoeBuy.com Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company

ShoeBuy Boston Boot Company Cambridge

Boston— ShoeBuy, an online retailer of shoes and apparel, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. … [Read more...]

Express, Sycamore Partners End LBO Talks

Express stores

Columbus, OH and New York—Express, Inc. and Sycamore Partners today announced that despite having worked together in “good faith … [Read more...]

Coach to Pay Up to $574 Million for Stuart Weitzman from Sycamore Partners

Picture-Perfect Pals: Stuart and Gisele Bündchen reunite for the ‪SS15‬ ad campaign, as photographed by Mario Testino

New York—In its first acquisition, Coach Inc. today revealed it has signed a definitive agreement with private equity firm … [Read more...]

Rumor: Hudson’s Bay Company Eyeing Dillard’s?

Dillard's storefront

Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s, the predominantly Southern-based department store, is apparently an acquisition target for … [Read more...]