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Acne Studios Takes Minority Investment | Breaking News, News & Analysis – The Business of Fashion

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Acne Studios has sold minority stakes to China-focused investment firm IDG Capital and Hong Kong-based I.T Group, ending almost a year of speculation that the brand would be acquired by a larger rival. Acne, one of the earliest and most successful purveyors of the “Scandinavian cool” style that has since become popular… Read More »

Shoppers takes page from Big Pharma, sponsors talks for doctors on medical cannabis, which it plans to sell

The pharmaceutical industry has done it for years, officially to educate doctors, unofficially to convince them to prescribe more of their medicines. Now the practice of company-sponsored seminars by specialists known in the drug business as “key opinion leaders” — and criticized as salespeople in disguise – has come to the burgeoning world of medical… Read More »