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Acquisition Rumors Erupt in Luxurygoods Sector

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Paris—European stock and retail analysts have been aflutter this week with speculation about LVMH possibly increasing its stake in … [Read more...]

PPR Q1 Earnings Beat Forecasts as U.S. Sales Rise

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Paris—PPR, which owns Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, posted today a 9.1%  rise in its first-quarter sales, helped … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Purple Power

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Purple power rules on the Milan runway--from pops of purple in accessories, to full on monochromatic head to toe--this hue is … [Read more...]

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%

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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...]