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Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise

17 Jun 2019

PARIS Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits.

Fashion house Chanel reaffirms its independence as sales and profits rise

17 Jun 2019

PARIS, June 17 Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale.

China's 'Gen Z' shoppers fuelling luxury market momentum: Bain

13 Jun 2019

PARIS Chinese "Gen Z" shoppers in their early 20s are emerging as an increasingly powerful force in the luxury industry as brands try and tap into buoyant demand for high-end goods in the world's second-biggest economy, consultancy Bain said on Thursday.

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce

07 Jun 2019

PARIS Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.

Louis Vuitton sees demand in mainland China picking up steam

06 Jun 2019

PARIS Louis Vuitton, LVMH's biggest sales driver, has beefed up stocks of its handbags and other luxury wares to feed its growing online business in mainland China, as Chinese consumers spend more at home, its management told analysts.

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels

04 Jun 2019

PARIS Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles.

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH

23 May 2019

PARIS Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, 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

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