The Daily Digest

  1. Make Them Fit, Please!

    “When Dr. Ali Sadrieh, a podiatrist, started Evo Advanced Foot Surgery in Beverly Hills, Calif., 13 years …More

  2. Former Urban Outfitters CEO Invests in Opening Ceremony

    “The founders of über-cool New York retailer Opening Ceremony, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, have never been …More

  3. Primark to Open its First US Stores

    “Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston in …More

  4. Strike Spreads at Chinese Supplier to Adidas and Nike

    “A strike at a Chinese factory that manufactures shoes for Adidas and Nike has spread to a sister factory in …More

  5. Julien Dossena Talks Paco Rabanne, Atto, and Paris’ Shifting Landscape

    “LVMH Prize finalist. Creative director of Paco Rabanne. Founder of the fledgling label Atto. French designer …More

Op-Ed | The End of the $1 Billion Fashion Brand

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Armed with huge sums of money invested at sky-high valuations, fashion start-ups are setting themselves up for failure. But with the right capital structure, any company that can build a brand that delights its customers can be an economic win for all involved, argues Lawrence Lenihan.

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In Beirut, Sarah’s Bag Balances Style and Social Good

A woman working on a section for a Sarah’s Bag | Source: Courtesy

In battle-scarred Beirut, Sarah Beydoun of Sarah’s Bag has built an international accessories business built on unique bags handmade by former prostitutes and prisoners by putting her story second and fashion first.

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Sources Say Roberto Cavalli Nearing €450 Million Sale to Permira

Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2014 | Source: Cavalli

LONDON, United Kingdom — Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in advanced talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to London-based buyout firm Permira in a sale worth about 450 million euros ($621 million), four sources close to the deal told Reuters.

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