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Le Printemps looks abroad as it seeks to double sales by 2030

15 May 2019

PARIS French luxury department store chain Le Printemps plans to expand abroad and in e-commerce as it seeks to double sales to 3.5 billion euros ($3.9 billion) by 2030, it said on Wednesday.

LVMH pairs up with Rihanna for new fashion brand

10 May 2019

PARIS Louis Vuitton owner LVMH is launching a new fashion brand with Barbadian singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world. | Video

RPT-As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds

18 Apr 2019

PARIS, April 17 Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching 900 million euros after just two days, a reflection of the landmark's resonance in the national psyche.

Pernod CEO: in regular and 'courteous' talks with Elliott

18 Apr 2019

PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

Pernod CEO: in regular and "courteous" talks with Elliott

18 Apr 2019

PARIS, April 18 Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds

17 Apr 2019

PARIS Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching 900 million euros after just two days, a reflection of the landmark's resonance in the national psyche.

Kering beats forecasts even as Gucci growth cools

17 Apr 2019

PARIS Strong demand for Gucci's flamboyant designs and handbags helped parent Kering beat first-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, even as the pace of growth at the Italian fashion label cools from the explosive levels of the last two years.

UPDATE 1-Kering beats forecasts even as Gucci growth cools

17 Apr 2019

* Chinese demand still strong, shifting to mainland China (Writes though to focus on Gucci, adds CFO quotes)

L'Oreal bets on Garnier turnaround

17 Apr 2019

PARIS L'Oreal is banking on a turnaround in the group's mass market division that makes Garnier shampoo and skincare treatments this year, despite pressures in the United States and slowing make-up sales, its CEO said on Tuesday.

With 'pop-ups' and menswear, Vuitton aims to keep luxury crown

11 Apr 2019

PARIS From New York's Fifth Avenue to Paris' Place Vendome, Louis Vuitton sells its handbags at some of the world's swankiest locations - but the brand is increasingly betting on "pop-ups" in off-beat spots as one way to keep shoppers hooked.

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