Kering SA (PRTP.PA)
ZURICH/MILAN, March 21 The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) has opened a criminal investigation in a tax case involving a former manager of luxury goods maker Kering after a request for help from Italian authorities.
PARIS French luxury goods maker Hermes, known for $10,000-plus leather handbags such as the Birkin, rewarded shareholders on Wednesday with a higher dividend and a one-off payout after a bumper year for sales and profits.
* Shares rise 3 pct (Updates with shares, comments on digital progress, strategy)
ZURICH, March 21 The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) has opened its own criminal probe in a tax case involving luxury goods maker Kering's Gucci unit after fielding a request for help from Italian authorities, the agency said on Wednesday.
BERLIN German sportswear brand Puma plans to rejoin the basketball market as it makes a push to grow in the United States and China and bring its profitability closer to that of larger rivals Adidas and Nike.
* Currency-adjusted sales to rise by 10 pct a year up to 2022
HONG KONG, March 12 Shares in Prada jumped 13 percent after the Italian luxury goods maker said it would return to growth this year having stemmed a sales slide in the second half of 2017.
* Shares down 4.4 percent (Adds comments from news conference)
PARIS Nowhere is fashion a bigger business than in France - and President Emmanuel Macron intends to keep it that way.
PARIS, March 5 Nowhere is fashion a bigger business than in France - and President Emmanuel Macron intends to keep it that way.