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Kering crown jewel Gucci banks on high-end gems for growth

02 Jul 2019

PARIS Gucci, the luxury brand that powers most of parent Kering's profits, made its first steps in high-end jewellery on Tuesday with a dedicated store in Paris - part of its bid to expand its reach after a blowout fashion makeover.

France's L'Oreal in talks to buy Mugler, Azzaro from Clarins

02 Jul 2019

PARIS L'Oreal is in talks to buy the Mugler and Azzaro brands from Clarins Group, as the French luxury goods group reinforces its presence in upmarket cosmetics.

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise

17 Jun 2019

PARIS Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits.

Fashion house Chanel reaffirms its independence as sales and profits rise

17 Jun 2019

PARIS, June 17 Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale.

China's 'Gen Z' shoppers fuelling luxury market momentum - Bain

13 Jun 2019

PARIS Chinese "Gen Z" shoppers in their early 20s are emerging as an increasingly powerful force in the luxury industry as brands try and tap into buoyant demand for high-end goods in the world's second-biggest economy, consultancy Bain said on Thursday.

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.

Louis Vuitton sees demand in mainland China picking up steam

06 Jun 2019

PARIS Louis Vuitton, LVMH's biggest sales driver, has beefed up stocks of its handbags and other luxury wares to feed its growing online business in mainland China, as Chinese consumers spend more at home, its management told analysts.

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