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Prada’s December retail sales return to 2019 levels

Jan 13, 2021 / Italy
Progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific was underlined by the luxury group brand

Rimowa with new CEO

Jan 8, 2021 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has named Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rimowa

LVMH completes the acquisition of Tiffany & Co.

Jan 7, 2021 / France
The luxury group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiffany & Co., the global luxury jeweller. The acquisition of this iconic US jeweller will transform LVMH’s Watches & Jewellery division and complement LVMH’s 75 distinguished Maisons

Gucci joins Alibaba's luxury e-commerce site

Dec 23, 2020 / China
One of the key brands of the Kering group's portfolio, will open two stores on Alibaba's online trading platform, in a move that underlines the importance of the Chinese market for luxury brands heavily affected by the coronavirus crisis

Farfetch sets 10-year sustainability goals

Dec 18, 2020 / United Kingdom
The online fashion retailer has announced a set of sustainability goals for the next ten years divided in four main areas, ranging from being climate positive to promoting conscious inclusion

Chloé appoints Gabriela Hearst Artistic Director

Dec 9, 2020 / France
The Richemont-owned French luxury fashion house announced the appointment of Gabriela Hearst to the position of Artistic Director after making official the departure of Natacha Ramsay-Levi last week

Gucci, Burberry, Prada, Dior and Moncler win the Altagamma Digital Awards 2020

Dec 7, 2020 / Italy
The fourth edition of Altagamma Digital Awards revealed the winners. The distinction is given to Personal Luxury brands that standout for their digital leadership. The 2020 edition was organised in partnership with the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Longchamp President Philippe Cassegrain dies

Dec 3, 2020 / France
The creator of the iconic Le Pliage bag, Longchamp's historic President, was 83 years old and did not resist to complications related to COVID-19

LVMH names Chris de Lapuente new CEO of Selective Retailing

Nov 30, 2020 / France
The French-based luxury giant has named Chris de Lapuente as the new Chairman and CEO of LVMH's division of Selective Retailing, effective from January onwards

COVID-19 pushes luxury industry to its sharpest fall

Nov 23, 2020 / World
Global sales of luxury goods are expected to fall 23% to 217 billion euros this year, the biggest drop in its history and the first since 2009, due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, consultant Bain & Company estimates

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

Burberry with growth in leather goods category

Nov 16, 2020 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury brand has announced a decline of 31% in revenue for the first semester of the current fiscal year. Despite that, Burberry is pleased with the year-on-year growth registered in the leather goods category

Alibaba and Richemont invest in Farfetch

Nov 6, 2020 / China
Hangzhou-based e-commerce business Alibaba and Swiss-based luxury goods conglomerate Richemont SA will invest 1.1 billion US dollars (0.93 billion euros) in online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch and its new Chinese market operations

Tapestry with 14% decline in sales

Nov 2, 2020 / United States
Despite the falling sales performance registered in the first quarter of the new fiscal year, Tapestry says it is pleased with the achieved results, which are above the company's expectations

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
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