By Tyler Shultz | February 8, 2022
International Market Centers announced that it has acquired Shoppe Object, a design-focused home and lifestyle trade show and its Shoppe Online B2B e-commerce platform.
Otis College of Art and Design in collaboration with economic-research and planning firm CVL Economics has released the “2022 Otis College Report on the Creative Economy,” which shows jobs in California’s creative industries have bounced back in a big way after initial numbers during the pandemic showed creative industries being hit among the hardest.
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. has agreed to acquire the remaining 81 percent stake in Karl Lagerfeld for $210 million in cash, making G-III the sole owner of the company.
The Fabricant, a decentralized digital fashion house that operates at the intersection of fashion, gaming and blockchain, has announced a Series A round of financing led by Greenfield One, an early-stage crypto fund, with additional participation from Red DAO, Sfermion, and Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, among others.
As e-commerce continues to rise and be a significant portion of how the apparel industry does business, many companies are looking for new and innovative ways to transition their accounting processes to be more digital.
The National Retail Federation held its second annual State of Retail & the Consumer virtual event on March 15, which explored the American consumer and key behavior trends that developed during the pandemic and its aftermath.
CIT, a division of First Citizens Bank, has announced a reorganization of its Commercial Services factoring business.
According to the Winter 2022 Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey, all California real-estate sectors are experiencing positive growth despite still recovering from the pandemic-related recession.
First Citizens BancShares Inc. has merged with CIT Group Inc., creating a top-20 U.S. financial institution and the largest family-controlled bank in the nation.
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Celebrating his brand’s 40th anniversary, designer Allen Schwartz announced the acquisition of his Los Angeles label by New York–headquartered Five Oak Brand Management Advisors.
San Francisco–based biomaterials company MycoWorks announced it has secured $125 million during its latest funding round.
As the California Market Center unveiled its fresh space on Jan. 11, following a $250 million–plus renovation, property manager Brookfield Properties announced that it would welcome global athletic-apparel brand Adidas AG, which signed a lease for 107,000 square feet of space at the downtown Los Angeles site.
California-based private-equity real-estate-and-development firm DJM, in partnership with PGIM Real Estate, has announced its acquisition of Long Beach Exchange.
KlearNow, a logistics-as-a-service company founded in 2018, announced it has raised $50 million in new funding to provide supply-chain solutions that simplify and provide real-time cargo visibility.