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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.

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

26 May 2019

CANNES, France "Parasite", a wickedly humourous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too. | Video

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes

25 May 2019

CANNES, France An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year.

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk-fest

24 May 2019

CANNES, France A three-and-a-half hour, largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honour as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday.

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest

24 May 2019

CANNES, France, May 24 A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honour as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday.

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