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Where Have All the Unicorns Gone?

LONDON, United Kingdom — Privately-held start-ups valued at $1 billion or above were once as rare as unicorns, hence the label widely used for such companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. But in 2015, unicorns weren’t such an uncommon beast. In fashion alone, Warby Parker, Farfetch and Rocket Internet-backed Global Fashion Group earned a valuation of $1 billion or above for the first time last …

Power Moves | Stuart Weitzman Steps Down, Buscemi's New CEO, Zimmerman President

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Stuart Weitzman Steps DownStuart Weitzman is stepping down as creative director of his eponymous label, after nearly 30 years. Weitzman will become chairman, while Giovanni Morelli will take over his previous role. Morelli comes from Loewe, where he was leather goods design director since March 2015. He previously designed for Burberry, …