How to Fundraise in a Bear Market

Fernbrook’s Bill Detwiler discusses the current state of private markets in the Business of Fashion.


The North Face Advances Circularity, Joins Archive Resale

The North Face is joining the Archive bandwagon for its resale endeavor, which has already supported brands like M.M.LaFleur, Filippa K, Dagne Dover and Oscar de la Renta in their pre-loved purveying.


Can Gucci Westman Build the Next Great Luxury Beauty Brand?

The makeup artist’s four-year-old brand, Westman Atelier, is finding an audience alongside much larger competitors in the high-end colour space by appealing to a customer willing to invest in pricier cosmetics.


Alfred Raises $125 Million, Acquires RKW Residential

Alfred, the largest residential technology company in the U.S., announced the strategic acquisition of RKW Residential, a fast-growing property management firm in the Southeastern U.S. and has concurrently raised a strategic financing round.


FARFETCH To Acquire Cult Favorite Luxury Beauty Destination, Violet Grey

FARFETCH Limited (NYSE: FTCH), the leading global platform for the luxury fashion industry, today announced it will acquire luxury beauty retailer, Violet Grey, for an undisclosed sum.


Archive Secures $8 Million in New Financing to Power the Next Generation of Resale

Archive (, the resale technology company that builds customized marketplaces for brands to incorporate secondhand into their business, today announces $8 million in new funding to lead the industry’s next phase of resale – with brands in the driver’s seat.


Digimarc Corporation To Acquire Product Cloud Company EVRYTHNG Limited

Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC), creator of Digimarc watermarks that are driving the next generation of digital identification and detection-based solutions, announced today it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Product Cloud company EVRYTHNG Limited in a stock transaction.