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Walmart acquires online intimates retailer Bare Necessities

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Walmart store in Teterboro, New Jersey. Photo: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Walmart is acquiring Bare Necessities, a 20-year-old online intimates retailer, for an undisclosed sum.

Why it matters: Bare Necessities is Walmart's latest in a string of acquisitions of unique online apparel brands. Last year, it acquired vintage-inspired retailer ModCloth, and since followed by online menswear company Bonobos, and plus-size brand ELOQUII, among others.

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