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The world’s most expensive cities

Nov 18, 2020 / World
Paris and Zurich re-join Hong Kong at the top of the latest ranking of the world's most expensive cities, according to the latest information by The Economist

Eurazeo Brands buys Axel Arigato for 56 million euros

Nov 16, 2020 / Sweden
The global investment company is investing 56 million euros in Axel Arigato, a Swedish premium sneaker, ready-to-wear and accessories brand, to become a majority shareholder, alongside brand's founders Max Svärdh and Albin Johansson

Imports of footwear with a dark picture in the first semester

Premium ContentNov 9, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The most recent statistics for footwear trade in 2020 show a very dark, albeit expected, picture. In the first semester of the year, footwear imports fell in almost every country

Hermès returns to growth

Oct 27, 2020 / France
Sales in the third quarter (+7% at constant exchange rates and +4% at current exchange rates) are driven by strong activity in the group's stores (+12% at constant exchange rates), the momentum in Asia and a significant improvement in all other geographical areas

LVMH: fashion and leather goods division with improved revenue

Oct 21, 2020 / France
The luxury group recorded revenue of 30.3 billion euros in the first nine months of 2020, down by 21%. Revenue was down by 7% in the third quarter, reflecting an improvement in trends, with a return to growth in the Fashion & Leather Goods segment

Ralph Toledano re-elected President of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode

Oct 14, 2020 / France
The General Assembly of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture extended the mandate of Ralph Toledano as President of the Chamber for 2 years

Chanel buys majority stakes in shoemaker Ballin and tannery Gaiera

Oct 9, 2020 / France
Chanel continues to reinforce its network of suppliers as it acquires majority stakes in Italian luxury shoemaker Ballin and tannery Conceria Gaiera Giovanni

Former André stores to be auctioned

Oct 7, 2020 / France
Shoe Intelligence is reporting that 25 former André stores to be auctioned

Hermès confirms new factory in Auvergne

Sep 23, 2020 / France
With this announcement, the brand reaffirms its regional anchor in the Auvergne region. The new workshop will join the Maroquinerie de Sayat to form Hermès seventh leather goods hub. 250 jobs due to be created

Maison Margiela and Reebok in multi season partnership

Sep 21, 2020 / France
The Paris-based luxury house and the sports giant, owned by adidas, have entered into a partnership, which will focus on expanding the limits of footwear, inspired by our collaboration dedicated to experimental and progressive craftsmanship

Nicolas Kirkwood to become independent from LVMH

Sep 18, 2020 / France
The British-based footwear designer and the French luxury conglomerate LVMH will go separate paths going forward. LVMH acquired the Nicolas Kirkwood label in 2013

LVMH not to go ahead with Tiffany deal

Sep 9, 2020 / France
The French luxury goods giant LVMH has said it is not proceeding with the deal to acquire the US-based jeweller Tiffany & Co. Tariffs fight between the US and France might have contributed to the decision

Première Vision turns digital

Aug 31, 2020 / France
The upcoming edition of Première Vision Paris will now be held in a digital format on the previously scheduled dates, from the 15th to the 16th of September

Chanel buys Conceria Gaiera

Aug 5, 2020 / Italy
This new deal will contribute to increasing Chanel’s control on the supply chain of leather. The French luxury brand had already made similar deals in the past

Hermès: revenue dives by 41% in the second quarter

Jul 31, 2020 / France
At the end of June, revenue for the semester was down by 24% at current exchange rates. In the second quarter revenue was down by 41%, as Hermès took the hit of the COVID-19 pandemic
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