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Fashion and beauty start-up valuations appear to have stabilised after plunging last year, though it may be months or even years before many return to their old highs — if they ever do. But there are ways for emerging and established players to ride out the downturn.

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The eyewear maker’s results were consistent with its recent outings. Sales rose 12 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of the year on the strength of its growing store fleet. It also decreased its losses by $23 million and increased its adjusted earnings before interest and taxes by $17 million.

The luggage company, valued at $1.45 billion when it raised capital in 2019, is exploring strategic options including a sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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