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Library of Congress Acquires Archives of the National Women’s Party

The Library of Congress has acquired the remaining records of the National Women’s Party, adding substantially to its already sizable holdings relating to one of the major organizations that advocated for women’s suffrage.

The donation unites more than 300,000 documents, photographs, letters, broadsides, scrapbooks and other items relating to the party with another 200,000 items previously acquired by the library. The new materials relate to all stages of the party’s history, from its founders’ earlier involvement in feminist activism to the fight over the 19th Amendment to its decades of advocacy for the Equal Rights Amendment.

“American history is not complete without women’s history,” Carla Hayden, the librarian of Congress, said in a statement about the acquisition, which coincides with the women’s suffrage centennial. “We will be proud to make this historic collection of the National Women’s Party available to the nation.”

The National Women’s Party was founded in 1916

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Selina Acquires Remote Year Brand and Doubles Down on Remote Work and Subscription Model

LONDON, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Selina, the global hospitality platform, has today announced its acquisition in an all-stock transaction of the Remote Year’s brand and customer base. Remote Year empowers professionals to embrace the remote work movement by taking their careers outside of the traditional office. 

Selina and Remote Year represent two of the leading brands in the travel and remote work categories and this acquisition strengthens both brands’ prospects for growth and expansion in a post-pandemic world. Remote Year will continue to exist as its own brand and will utilize Selina’s catalogue of best-in-class properties, spanning 19 countries and 3 continents, to improve its customer experience. Selina will leverage Remote Year’s community of driven professionals and remote workers as it focuses on longer-term stays and its remote work offering. As a collective, Selina and Remote Year will work together to tailor products that fit the needs of

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StreetTrend LLC acquires 100% of the European Fashion Sneaker Brand P448 SpA

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — StreetTrend LLC announced today that it has acquired the European based sneaker brand P448 from NoThanks SpA, headquartered in Forli, Italy.  The new consolidated entity will be called P448 SpA and will become part of the StreetTrend portfolio of footwear and fashion brands.

StreetTrend LLC, a fashion footwear and street wear brand company was launched in 2017 by Wayne Kulkin, former CEO of Stuart Wetizman for more than 25 years, in a joint venture partnership with the financial services and brand investment firm Hilco Global and its CEO Jeffrey B. Hecktman. Karen Katz has also been tapped as Chairman of StreetTrend’s Advisory Board. Katz previously served as President & CEO of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC and has since been seated on several boards, including Under Armour and Casper.

As a self-described “sneakerhead” and as the CEO of StreetTrend, Mr.

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Sally Beauty acquires La Maison Ami-Co in Quebec (NYSE:SBH)

Sally Beauty (SBH -2.7%) announces the acquisition of La Maison Ami-Co Inc., a professional beauty products distributor in the Canadian province of Quebec, by its subsidiary Beauty Systems Group (‘BSG’). The transaction includes the acquisition of 10 La Maison Ami-Co stores.

This acquisition allows BSG to further expand its operations throughout Quebec and increase BSG’s professional beauty product offerings in its existing Chalut store network and full-service business.

“This acquisition is consistent with our strategy to gain additional exclusive distribution rights of professional hair color and care brands and should further strengthen BSG’s position in Canada while adding synergies between the Chalut and La Maison Ami-Co operations,” commented Mark Spinks, President of Beauty Systems Group.

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