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Quick news from around the Web...

Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital vying to acquire Ann Inc.

Alibaba to open its first data center outside of China in Silicon Valley

Etsy heading for an IPO, values itself at close to $2B

Wayfair's revenue soars 44% in 2014, as the number of active shoppers increased 54%

Curated fashion platform Farfetch raises $86M in Series E, valuing the company at $1B

And finally...American Apparel CEO addresses employees in response to anonymous insider blasting out emails rallying support around company's founder under #TeamDov. Story