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Fossil to Buy Skagen Designs for $236.8 Million

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Richardson, TX–Despite its name, Fossil is definitely no dinosaur! The powerful fashion accessories and watch wholesale/retail powerhouse just keeps getting bigger. Fossil’s latest news is its intent to buy watch, clock, sunglass and jewelry company Skagen Designs LLC, a brand steeped in sleek, Danish design. The purchase price of the …

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Investment Group Buys Fossil’s ‘Connected’ Watch Division

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Dallas and Espoo, Finland—A group of investors, including former executives at Suunto and Nokia, announced Monday they acquired Fossil’s Meta Watch brand and related technologies, for an undisclosed sum. Meta Watch is part of a movement in watches called “connected” wristwatches, timepieces that will be Bluetooth-enabled so that they can …

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Trend Finder: Patchwork

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This Fall/Winter designers are piecing designs together–the old fashioned way–patchwork style. This handcrafted look is taking it’s way to the street this season, as we see accessories of all kinds getting the cut and sew treatment. Where to Find Patchwork (Sponsored):  LaLucca Style Number: Penelope SRP: $680 The …