MILAN Blackstone Group is seeking up to $600 million (460.55 million pounds) in damages from the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a source close to the fund said on Thursday.
SANT'ELPIDIO A MARE, Italy Turnaround efforts at Italian luxury group Tod's are starting to bear fruit with e-commerce sales growing at a "high-double digit" pace, owner and Chief Executive Diego Della Valle told shareholders on Thursday.
MILAN Three investors including Italian fashion entrepreneur Renzo Rosso are eyeing a possible bid for luxury label Roberto Cavalli, according to a document filed by the company with a court in Milan as it seeks breathing space from creditors.
FLORENCE/MILAN Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, which has posted a string of losses in recent years, will seek a deal with its creditors to keep the business running while it finds a new investor, the company said on Friday.
PARIS/MILAN A row over who is in charge at Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica could drag on for two years or more after the recently merged group's executive chairman filed an arbitration request after alleged violations of a power-sharing agreement.
MILAN Italian luxury group Prada said on Friday it would stop offering end-of-season promotions at its stores, in a bid to boost margins and protect its brand after achieving revenue growth in 2018 for the first time in four years.
MILAN Italian handbag maker Furla plans to stay solo and carry on as a family-run business despite Italian and foreign bidders knocking on its door, its chairwoman and top shareholder told Reuters on Friday.
MILAN/PARIS The top shareholder in EssilorLuxottica sought to ease concerns over governance at the merged Franco-Italian group on Wednesday by saying he would not insist on his right-hand man becoming chief executive of the combined company.