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Karl Lagerfeld: fashion's prolific commander-in-chief

19 Feb 2019

PARIS Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision. | Video

Kering upbeat on Gucci prospects and China

12 Feb 2019

PARIS France's Kering offered up a bullish view of the Chinese market and said its star brand Gucci started 2019 on a good footing, in what is already shaping up to be a year of contrasting fortunes across the luxury goods industry. | Video

Chinese demand boosts L'Oreal cosmetics sales

08 Feb 2019

(This February 7 story corrects story to show Asia Pacific is second biggest region (not biggest), paragraph 4.)

Luxury stocks may yet lose luster despite China's taste for Vuitton

30 Jan 2019

PARIS Even if LVMH is right that Chinese demand is as strong as ever for items like its $3,150 Louis Vuitton mini-backpacks, there are still plenty of danger signs for luxury stocks this year, from slowing U.S. growth to a drop in Swiss watch exports.

LVMH reassures on China as Vuitton handbags boost sales

29 Jan 2019

PARIS LVMH struck a "cautiously" confident tone for the year ahead on Tuesday after fourth-quarter sales held up despite fears of a China slowdown, and growth picked up at its Louis Vuitton megabrand.

Gucci-owner Kering faces 1.4 billion euro Italian tax claim

26 Jan 2019

PARIS/MILAN Kering is facing an Italian claim for 1.4 billion euros (1.2 billion pounds) in unpaid taxes, the French luxury goods group disclosed on Friday, adding that it contested the preliminary findings.

RPT-Vuitton stages New York thriller for Jackson-inspired menswear

17 Jan 2019

PARIS, Jan 17 Louis Vuitton recreated a nocturnal New York cityscape to present designer Virgil Abloh's latest Michael Jackson-inspired collection in Paris on Thursday.

Vuitton stages New York thriller for Jackson-inspired menswear

17 Jan 2019

PARIS Louis Vuitton recreated a nocturnal New York cityscape to present designer Virgil Abloh's latest Michael Jackson-inspired collection in Paris on Thursday.

Audemars Piguet and Swiss watch rivals hasten shift to in-house sales

17 Jan 2019

GENEVA Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales network as a growing number of top brands ditch wholesalers.

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