* Malaysian plantations-to-motoring group Sime Darby Bhd has hired four banks to arrange a stock market listingfor its autos business that could raise $500 million by thesecond quarter of next year, sources familiar with the mattersaid on Tuesday. * Tokyo Electric Power Co may hive off itshydropower and renewable energy operations into a separate unit,sources with knowledge of the matter said, in another element toa revamp as it tries to recover from the Fukushima nucleardisaster of 2011. * Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in talks to sell amajority stake in his eponymous fashion house to VTB Capital,the investment arm of Russia's second largest lender, VTB Bank,two sources close to the company said. * The family owner of German fashion group Bogner hasappointed Goldman Sachs Group Inc to find a buyer for themaker of upmarket winter jackets and skiwear, sources familiarwith the matter said. * Private equity firm GTCR LLC has hired investment banks tofind a buyer for Curo Health Services, a provider of homehealthcare and hospice services, and hopes it will fetch as muchas $750 million, according to people familiar with the matter. * Equistone Partners Europe, a private-equity group spinoutfrom Barclays PLC, plans to seek about 1.7 billioneuros ($2.27 billion) for its second buyout fund sinceindependence from the British bank, Bloomberg reported, citingpeople familiar with the matter.
fM fashion Music Teams Up with Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys to Bring a “So Sensual” Feel to their e-commerce Website
'So Sensual is an emotionally charged song that captures the essence of our brand. - f+M co-founder Velyna Morales. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The latest published video, which debuted last week on the f+M homepage, showcases the Los Lonely Boys song So Sensual with Henry Garza playing guitar, and Chantell Moody, member of the band The Digital Wild, dancing to the soul soaked tune. fM fashion Music co-founder and CEO Velyna Morales commented, So Sensual is an emotionally charged song that captures the essence of our brand. In the video Garza is wearing a first edition art Wear t-shirt, created in collaboration with artist Lorenzo Masnah, aptly titled Oye Mamacita, a music play on words meaningful to the Los Lonely Boys community. Chantell is wearing an f+M art Wear tee as well, Demasiado Corazon, designed in partnership with Italian born NYC tattoo artist Lara Scotton.
New Look says first-quarter results exceed expectations - Yahoo Finance
The firm, owned by private equity groups Apax [APAX.UL] and Permira as well as founder Tom Singh, also said on Tuesday it had received an indicative offer for its loss-making French unit Mim, though it did not name the suitor. New Look had said in June it could sell Mim as France is not a country it plans to focus on. The group said revenue rose 8.1 percent to 392.5 million pounds in the 13 weeks to June 28, with sales at stores open over a year up 8.9 percent. UK like-for-like sales rose 11.6 percent, while e-commerce sales jumped 39.2 percent. New Look said underlying earnings rose 18.8 percent to 59.4 million pounds. "These are terrific results which have exceeded our expectations, driven by the fact that we hit key trends effectively, as well as strong execution in managing our core UK and online operations," said Chief Executive Anders Kristiansen. "We have had a pleasing start to the second quarter," he added, noting the benefit of good fashion boutique weather.
Women’s Fashion Retailer VivaVuva Launches Its New Fully Responsive Website at VivaVuva.com - Yahoo Finance
is also rigorous, but she says she doesn't feel the same kind of pressure, and is now encouraged to explore other interests like music composition. "It is so worth it, although it is highly challenging," Li said. "U.S. prep schools are demanding intellectually, but they also emphasize creativity. It has helped me find my direction turning the impossible into possibilities." Her mother, Jin Min, is pleased.
Chinese seek freedom, edge at US high schools - Yahoo News
A link has been sent. Done Womens Fashion Retailer VivaVuva Launches Its New Fully Responsive Website at VivaVuva.com BRAVADA International Ltd. 4 minutes ago 0 shares Done LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BRAVADA International Ltd. ( www.VivaVuva.com ) (Pink Sheets:BRAV) announced that its womens fashion brand, VivaVuva, has launched a new leading edge website that has been designed in a fully responsive web design environment. The new VivaVuva.com utilizes the latest code protocol for Responsive Website Design which Google now considers to be best practices. VivaVuva is a womens fashion retailer specializing in everything from sexy womens fashion to womens clothing designed for the casual fashion aware modern woman. VivaVuva provides a robust selection of dresses , womens tops , skirts, womens denim jeans, jewelry and more with very competitive pricing for todays fashion and price conscious women.