Haggar Clothing has announced the signing of a licensing agreement with Bernette Textile Company for men's sweaters.

Both parties are clothing companies based in the US.

N Brown Group has announced the extension of its alliance with Nice to improve its customer experience.

N Brown Group is a UK-based online fashion retailer, while Nice is an Italian enterprise software solutions provider.

BlueStone Jewellery and Lifestyle has raised Rs355.1m ($5.23m) in a Series D funding from Iron Pillar Fund I.

BlueStone is an online jewellery retailer, while Iron Pillar Fund I is a fund managed by Iron Pillar Capital Management.

BlueStone plans to use the funds for expansion and brand-building.

Dunes Point Capital (DPC) has announced the acquisition of the assets of Floors and Malibu Acceptance Corporation. The transaction will enable DPC to establish a diversified flooring platform.

DPC is a private investment firm, while Floors and Malibu Acceptance are flooring product designers and installers.

"BlueStone plans to use the funds for expansion and brand-building."

Sears has received $200m in credit from affiliates of ESL Investments, a US-based hedge fund.

The funding will help the American retail operator to expand its operations.

Office Depot has announced the completion of the sale of its European business to Aurelius Group.

Office Depot is a US-based office supply retailing company, while Aurelius Group is a pan-European investment group.

The transaction is part of Office Depot’s international divestiture strategy aimed at focusing on its North American business.

Rent The Runway has secured $60m in a Series E funding round led by Fidelity Management and Research.

Rent the Runway is a US-based online retailer and designer of dresses and accessories. The company will use the funds to expand its retail footprint and operations.

Dunlop International (DI) has announced its plans to acquire the trademark rights of the DUNLOP brand overseas and Sports Direct International’s (SDI) sporting goods and licensing businesses from a US-based sports equipment and clothing retailer for $137.5m.

Based in Japan, DI was jointly established by its subsidiary, Dunlop Sports and Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI).

The deal will enable SRI to market DUNLOP branded products worldwide.