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Hermes sales hit by weakness in Japan

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PARIS - French luxury goods firm Hermes posted a slowdown in second quarter sales growth, hit by a slump in Japanese demand and adverse changes in foreign exchange rates.

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Hermes second-quarter sales hit by currencies, weakness in Japan 18 Jul 2014

PARIS - Sales growth slowed down at French luxury goods maker Hermes in the second quarter against the first, hit by lower demand in Japan and America and by adverse movements in foreign exchange rates.

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LVMH and eBay settle litigation over fake goods 17 Jul 2014

PARIS - LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay Inc have settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the U.S. company's online auction website.

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LVMH and eBay settle litigation over fake goods 17 Jul 2014

PARIS - LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay Inc have settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the U.S. company's online auction website.

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Burberry rebuked by investors over Bailey pay 11 Jul 2014

LONDON - Burberry investors showed their displeasure at the multimillion-pound pay package of the luxury brand's boss Christopher Bailey on Friday, joining wider disquiet surfacing at some of Britain's leading businesses.

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Burberry beats sales forecasts, warns of forex hit 11 Jul 2014

PARIS - British luxury brand Burberry reported faster than expected sales growth in its financial first quarter but warned a strong pound would hit this year's profits. | Video

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Burberry beats sales forecasts, warns of forex hit 10 Jul 2014

PARIS - British luxury brand Burberry reported faster than expected sales growth in its financial first quarter but warned a strong pound would hit this year's profits.

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Chanel recalls Le Corbusier in glittering, snow-white and red collection 08 Jul 2014

PARIS - Fashion designers and architects are very different animals, but their eye for form and sculpture is the same, which may be why Karl Lagerfeld drew influence from the pioneering architect Le Corbusier for Chanel's Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection presented on Tuesday.

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Cavalli suitor Investcorp walks away over high valuation-sources 27 Jun 2014

LONDON - Roberto Cavalli's private equity designs faded on Friday as Investcorp ended talks to buy a majority stake, bolstering scepticism the eponymous fashion house could go down the same route of rival label Versace and engage international investors.

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Tod's hires designer Incontri to make strides beyond footwear 20 Jun 2014

MILAN - Italian luxury goods group Tod's has hired Italian designer Andrea Incontri as creative director for menswear, the company said on Friday, as it seeks to strengthen its reputation for making clothes and accessories as well as shoes.

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