Walk down the main streets of any major city and retail dysfunction radiates from the blank and butcher-papered windows of empty storefronts. In Manhattan, fully one-third of retail locations are vacant. In San Francisco, iconic retailers like the quixotic Gump’s have vanished into memory.
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 409 acquisitions of New York companies in 2018, up from 354 in 2017. Today, I shine a spotlight on 25 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2018. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as well […]
Stadium Goods, the sneaker multi-channel marketplace, has been acquired by Farfetch, the luxury fashion platform in a deal with an enterprise value of $250M.
I’ve been writing about different topics on fashion tech for over a year now, but have never really created a general article, overviewing the fashion technology start up scene. During my first meetup last week, I presented a summary of this fascinating space, introduced the different types of fashion tech start ups out there and […]