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Masayuki Ino wins the LVMH prize

Jun 14, 2018 / France
The Japanese designer, creator of the streetwear brand Doublet, has been awarded the fifth annual prize for young designers by LVMH

Richemont sells Lancel to Piquadro

Jun 13, 2018 / Switzerland
Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA confirmed it has sold its French leather-goods subsidiary Lancel to Italian-based company Piquadro SpA

Louboutin wins EU court battle to trademark red soles

Jun 13, 2018 / France
The European Court of Justice ruling grants protection to the world-famous red soles by the French-based designer

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

LVMH invests in luxury platform Lyst

May 25, 2018 / France
Fashion research platform Lyst announced the participation of the LVMH group in a new round of funding. Although the details of the deal have not been revealed, investment should amount to 50 million euros

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Kering with strong revenue growth

Apr 30, 2018 / France
The group's consolidated revenue in the first quarter of 2018 totaled 3 107.8 million euros, up by 27.1% as reported and 36.5% on a comparable basis

LVMH most attractive employer among students

Apr 4, 2018 / France
The luxury house has consolidated its position as the preferred employer among students at French business schools in the latest Universum ranking

Louis Vuitton expands French manufacturing

Mar 28, 2018 / France
The French-based luxury house is expanding its leather goods and handbag production with two new workshops in western France

Hermès with strong growth in sales

Feb 14, 2018 / France
The French-based luxury group announced a 9% increase in sales (at constant exchange rates) in 2017, with well-balanced contributions across the business lines and all geographical areas

Strong year at LVMH

Jan 25, 2018 / France
A leading player in the luxury segment, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 42.6 billion euros in 2017, an increase of 13% over the previous year. Organic revenue growth totaled 12%

Kering to offer Puma shares to investors

Jan 18, 2018 / France
The Paris-based luxury group will offer its shareholders the option of receiving shares in sports brand Puma in place of cash dividends

Carrefour to acquire 17% of Showroomprive

Jan 16, 2018 / France
The French multinational retailer and the online sales player announced the signing of a strategic agreement. Carrefour will acquire 17% of the share capital of Showroomprive from Conforama, a subsidiary of the Steinhoff Group

Spartoo to acquire André

Jan 11, 2018 / France
The France-based online fashion retailer is said to be in talks to buy Vivarte's André

Vivarte sells Merkal Calzados

Dec 4, 2017 / Spain
The sale of the Spanish footwear brand to British private equity firm OpCapita is part of the ongoing restructuring program of the French retailer
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