Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods Headlines

LVMH hires Hedi Slimane for Celine brand

French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH said on Sunday it has appointed former Yves Saint Laurent star designer Hedi Slimane as artistic director of its Celine label.

Farm ministers call for more welfare for animals

Greater attention should be given worldwide to the welfare of farm animals and to reducing the use of growth-enhancing medications, agriculture ministers from about 70 countries meeting in Berlin said on Saturday.