Francois-Henri Pinault


Kering’s Q2 Sales Rise Despite Sharp Drop in Gucci Sales

From Yves Saint Laurent's fall ad campaign

Paris—It was a case of good news/bad news for Kering SA today as the luxurygoods conglomerate reported second quarter revenue that … [Read more...]

Kering Report Charts Sustainability Progress

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Paris—Kering is “making progress” towards reaching sustainability targets, two years after announcing a four-year program on … [Read more...]

Kering 2013 Profit Plummets on Company Restructure

Gucci held its Fall/Winter 14-15 runway show on Wednesday in Milan.

Paris—When Kering, the luxurygoods conglomerate behind Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Stella McCartney etc., said last November it … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must Reads to Remember

Burberry Prorsum, BCBG Max Azria, Polo Ralph Lauren

New York—The focus on fashion moved from New York to London and Milan (and soon Paris).And Accessories has been following the … [Read more...]

Kering’s Half Year Profit Slides Due to Exited Businesses

Lady Buckle structured top-handle bag for fall from Gucci

Paris—Kering SA, parent to Gucci, today reported a steep decline in its first half profit as its luxury and sporting goods brands … [Read more...]

Executive Moves: AKA Mystique, FAM Brands, Kering

Executive Moves

AKA Mystique Accessories Expands Management New York—AKA Mystique Accessories LLC, a leading fashion and costume jewelry … [Read more...]

It’s Official: PPR to Be Renamed “Kering”

PPR Kering

Paris—PPR, the luxury and sport brands conglomerate behind Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Puma, Bottega Veneta etc., confirmed today … [Read more...]

PPR Reports Significant 2012 Sales, Profit Increase

Spring/summer at Bottega Veneta, one of PPR's strongest performing brands in 2012.

Paris--PPR SA, the owner of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Puma and other luxurygoods brands, reported Thursday strong growth in its … [Read more...]

PPR Group Invests in British Rising Star Christopher Kane

A printed, half-tab pleated crepe de chine maxi dress from Christopher Kane on sale this spring at Neiman Marcus.

London and Paris–PPR, the French luxurygoods conglomerate behind Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, is beefing up its presence in … [Read more...]

Balenciaga Appoints Alexander Wang as Creative Director

Vanessa Traina, wearing a look from his Spring 2013 collection, with Alexander Wang at the 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.

Paris—Award-winning designer Alexander Wang was officially appointed today as the creative director of the Balenciaga fashion … [Read more...]

Gucci Parent PPR Reports Q3 Luxurygoods Sales Up 24%

Lady Stirrup top handle black diamante velvet bag at Gucci

Paris—PPR, the luxury conglomerate that owns Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, today reported that its third quarter … [Read more...]

PPR’s Half Year Report: “Very Satisfying”

From Gucci's Fall ad campaign

Paris—PPR, the luxurygoods group that owns Gucci, Bottega Veneta, etc., reported Thursday its first half profit rose as sales of … [Read more...]