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Gap opens first store in Uruguay with Neutral Duty Free

The Moodie Report December 13, 2012

URUGUAY. Gap Inc, in partnership with leading travel retailer Neutral Duty Free, has opened its first stand-alone store in Uruguay.

Located within Punta Carretas Shopping Center in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, the 700sq m outlet is also the first store to open in Mercosur, Neutral Duty Free CEO Enrique Urioste told The Moodie Report.


Lifestyle brand Alex and Ani receives growth investment from JH Partners

PR Newswire October 23, 2012

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Alex and Ani, LLC, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand and specialty retailer, today announced that JH Partners, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in investing growth capital in consumer-focused companies, has acquired an interest in the company.  Financial terms were not disclosed, although the investment is believed to be one of the largest in its category this year.


JH Partners enters into agreement to sell Image Entertainment to RLJ Acquisition Inc.

PR NewswireApril 2, 2012

BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), announced today that RLJ Acquisition, Inc. (OTCQB: RLJAU; RLJA; RLJAW) (the “Company”) has entered into agreements to acquire each of Image Entertainment, Inc.


JH Partners Sells Jurlique International

Private Equity WireFebruary 15, 2012

JH Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, has completed the sale of Australian skin care company Jurlique International to Pola Orbis for an enterprise value of AUD335m (USD358m), which represents approximately 3.8x Jurlique’s annual sales.


J.McLaughlin Receives Majority Investment From JH Partners and the Highland Consumer Fund

PR NewswireNovember 22, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — J.McLaughlin announced today that a private equity sponsor group led by JH Partners and the Highland Consumer Fund, is acquiring a majority interest in the company.


Frette aims younger with new digital flagship

Luxury Daily August 23, 2011

Italian linen brand Frette has relaunched its Web site as the official digital flagship store for the brand, allowing U.S. consumers to shop the brand in an experiential manner.


Jean Paul Gaultier debuts swimwear for La Perla

Fashionologie July 12, 2011


JH Partners and Enrique Urioste leads buy-out of Neutral Duty Free in Uruguay

The Moodie Report June 5, 2011

URUGUAY. Former InterBaires and Duty Free Americas senior executive Enrique Urioste has led a fund buy-out of Uruguay’s leading travel retailer Neutral in recent days, The Moodie Report can reveal.



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