• Five things to know about Michael Kors

    8 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    Global fashion giant Michael Kors announced
    Tuesday that it had agreed to buy Versace, signaling an intention to move deeper into the international big league after snapping up shoemaker Jimmy
    Choo last year.
    The company, rooted in iconic American fashion, but headquartered in
    London, will pay 2.1 billion USD for the Italian luxury giant, a statement said.
    Here are five things to know about Michael Kors:
    Mr Kors
    The creative vision is Michael Kors, the Long Island born creative director who founded the label in 1981 after dropping out of fashion school.
    He has flirted with billionaire...
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  • Dreaming of Capri: $2.1B Versace Deal Transforms Michael Kors

    Dreaming of Capri: $2.1B Versace Deal Transforms Michael Kors

    8 monthes ago - By WWD

    The portfolio race is on.
    And while John Idol, Michael Kors Holdings' chairman and chief executive officer, made the latest move, securing Versace in an aggressive $2.1 billion deal, his company's going to have to keep pushing to get ahead.
    Idol told WWD in an interview Tuesday that the company is done with acquisitions - for now - and is going to focus on paying down its post-deal debt load and growing Versace into a $2 billion brand.
    But the group seems to be open to more deals down the line - once the Versace transaction closes in the fourth quarter, Kors will be renamed Capri Holdings...
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