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PPR Shuffles CEOs as Full Year Income Rises 24%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA, the luxurygoods group that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bottega Veneta brands among others, moved … [Read more...]

Snooki Launches Jewelry Pendant

Snooki from "Jersey Shore" launches jewelry

Seaside Heights, NJ ("Da shore")--Oh no she d’int! Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, the pint-sized guidette from reality series “Jersey … [Read more...]

Top 10 Luxury Phone Apps for 2010

Mulberry's app for iPhone/iPad

New York--Unlike the hesitation many luxurygoods marketers held in launching into e-commerce, many luxury brands and retailers … [Read more...]

Gucci Brand Helps PPR’s 3Q Sales Rise 13%

Gucci 2011

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

Artisan House Adds Danielle Nicole, Elle Nicole

Danielle DiFerdinando and Steve Russo of FAB and Artisan House

New York--Artisan House, the new multi-line handbag company spun off from FAB/Starpoint, recently added a new name to its roster: … [Read more...]

Barneys Taps Mark Lee as CEO

Mark Lee

New York—After nearly two years of on and off again searching, Barneys New York and its parent, Dubai-based Istithmar World … [Read more...]

The Snooki Effect: New Anti-Branding Tactic in Handbags?

Snooki with her Gucci bag

New York—Poor Snooki. First, one of her own cast mates on her now infamous MTV reality series “Jersey Shore” said she looked … [Read more...]

The New Mobile Economy

Gucci updates fans with its iPhone app

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine … [Read more...]

PPR Reports 1st Half Profit Surges 87%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA reported today a first-half profit surge of 87% as demand for apparel and accessories in Asia offset faltering … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Consumers Seek Good Investment from Fashion Brands

Talbots catalog

Stevens, PA—Fashion brands with merchandise that proves to be a "good investment" may have the upper hand in getting inside luxury … [Read more...]

PPR’S 1st Quarter Increases 1.3%

Sales in PPR's Gucci brand watches increased 36% in the first quarter.

Paris--French retail and luxury group PPR (PRTP.PA) posted a 1.3% growth, its first increase after five consecutive quarters of … [Read more...]