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Brentwood Associates Buys Boston Proper from Chico’s

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Los Angeles–Brentwood Associates, a private equity investment firm, announced today that it has acquired Boston Proper direct-to-consumer business from Chico’s FAS, Inc. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Boston Proper is a Boca Raton, Florida-based multi-channel retailer of women’s apparel and accessories. In partnership with existing Boston Proper management, …

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Ricardo Beverly Hills Acquires Stephanie Johnson Brand

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Kent, WA—Ricardo Beverly Hills, the luggage and travel accessories company, announced today the recent acquisition of Venice, CA-based Slim, Inc./Stephanie Johnson. Stephanie Johnson is a fast growing designer brand of upscale cosmetic cases and travel accessories. The acquisition of Stephanie Johnson provides a high-growth platform that will enable Ricardo Beverly Hills  …

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Tyco to Spend $175M to Acquire ShopperTrak

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Chicago–Tyco International plc Tuesday said it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire ShopperTrak, a global provider of retail consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, for approximately $175 million in cash. ShopperTrak measures 1,200 retailers in 97 countries. Tyco said the the addition of ShopperTrak and the recent acquisition of …