PARIS Britain's Burberry and U.S. firm Coach > are not in active merger talks, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, in reaction to a report that suggested the two fashion companies were considering a tie-up.
LONDON British stocks climbed on Tuesday, rebounding from a fall the previous day as a rise for easyJet and mining companies helped outweigh a sharp drop in Burberry's shares.
LONDON British luxury fashion brand Burberry reported a drop in first-half sales on Tuesday, hitting its shares as weak demand from U.S. department stores offset a surge in sales in its home market as tourists took advantage of a lower pound. | Video
LONDON British fund manager Hermes Investment Management is calling on FTSE 350 companies to cap their chief executive's pay as part of efforts to restore public trust in the way companies are run.
PARIS/NEW YORK Reality TV star Kim Kardashian returned to New York "badly shaken" on Monday after being robbed at gunpoint in her Paris residence by masked men who stole some $10 million worth of jewellery. | Video
PARIS/NEW YORK Reality TV star Kim Kardashian returned to New York "badly shaken" on Monday after being robbed at gunpoint in her Paris residence by masked men who stole some $10 million worth of jewelry. | Video
PARIS Stella McCartney on Monday gave further evidence that fashion brands are increasingly becoming entertainment companies as she closed her show with models twirling and dancing as if in a Broadway musical. | Video
LONDON Cath Kidston, the British homewares and fashion brand known for vintage-inspired floral prints, has set its sights on further expansion abroad, it said on Monday in announcing its takeover by private equity firm Baring Asia and the appointment of former Gucci boss William Flanz as chairman.
PARIS French luxury and sports group Kering has appointed former Hugo Boss Chief Executive Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as the new head of its Italian leather goods maker Bottega Veneta, it said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters report.
SAO PAULO Spanish fashion and fragrance firm Puig SA agreed on Tuesday to pay around 500 million reais (119 million pounds) for a 35 percent stake in Grupo Granado SA, a Brazilian manufacturer and retailer of high-end beauty care goods seeking to expand globally, three people with direct knowledge of the deal said.