The 1.3 billion euro acquisition would rank the Swiss flavors and fragrance supplier third worldwide.
The move will largely affect beauty and jewelry resources at the retailer's Fifth Avenue flagship in New York.
A wave of artistic perfumery washed over the city recently, as the Esxence trade show set up shop at the Triennale Design Museum.
The company is aiming to open as many as five brick-and-mortar stores by the end of this year.
Slated to open in October, the new location on Bond Street was completed in partnership with Jim Hedges.
The agreement reduces the number of hours most employees will work.
Here, top makeup, hair and nail stylists open their fashion week kits, revealing their preferred implements and how their gear reflects their identities.