Hey, did you briefly make the mistake of forgetting that Salma Hayek is both the hottest and coolest woman on the internet? No problem, she’s got a reminder ready and waiting — this time, with a throwback to a gloriously weird German talk show that involves making their celebrity guests complete outrageous challenges when they lose a bet. Hayek, always willing to poke fun at herself (and yes, post the occasional thirst trap, because with that body it would be criminal not to), shared her own punishment for losing a bet in a hilarious new Instagram video: squeezing into a traditional Bavarian dirndl at the specific request of Karl Lagerfeld. While Hayek modeling a dirndl on any old day is definitely a TV-worthy appearance, this situation was made a slightly tighter squeeze by the fact that she was still breastfeeding daughter Valentina at the time, the actress explains. And the
(Bloomberg) — Private equity firms are betting that the rise in online shopping is here to stay, with some of the world’s biggest investment funds eyeing deals for everything from warehouses to delivery companies.
Clipper Logistics Plc, which supports the e-commerce operations of retailers from Asos Plc to Superdry, is attracting interest from buyout firms, people with knowledge of the matter said. Cinven is among potential suitors that have been evaluating the 496 million-pound ($638 million) British company, while CVC Capital Partners has also looked in the past, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.
Silver Lake recently participated in a $650 million funding round for Klarna AB, which lets shoppers pay for online purchases in installments. In August, Advent International acquired a controlling stake in the U.K. operations of