Luxury


Fall 14 Fashion Ad Campaigns Preview: Part 2

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Ready for Fall 14 fashion? As millions of consumers wait with bated breath to worship their telephone book-sized September bibles … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place.But … [Read more...]

LVMH First Half Profit Hit by Exchange Rates

Pre-fall look at LVMH's Fendi brand, a strong first half performer

Paris—LVMH—the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate—felt the sting of a “pressured” Asian market that pushed its profit and … [Read more...]

Hermès Hires New Artistic Director

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Paris—Hermès didn’t waste any time naming its new artistic director. On Monday, Christophe Lemaire, who’s been at the luxury brand … [Read more...]

Hermès Artistic Director to Depart

Christophe Lemaire

Paris—Just days after Hermès released its first quarter report—where ready-to-wear and accessories sales rose 16%--Christophe … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must Knows

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

New York—Somewhat of a buying splurge has been going on in the fashion industry. Companies, some already huge such as Hanesbrands, … [Read more...]

Deloitte: Global Luxurygoods Remains Resilient, Despite Tougher Market

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New York--The world's 75 largest luxury goods companies generated luxury goods sales of $171.8 billion through the end of last … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Monticristi

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On the day after annual “Hat Day in the Sun” and on the eve of the summer solstice, it seems like an appropriate time if any to … [Read more...]

Coach to Close 70 Stores in North America

Coach's Bleecker Sullivan Hobo in Pebbled Leather

New York—The decision by Coach Inc. today to close 70 stores in North America reflects the urgency of the need for the upscale … [Read more...]

“In Transition” Mulberry’s Profit Halved, Sales Decline

New Tessie Collection

Somerset, England—It’s a good thing Mulberry plans to emphasize lower pricepoints. The previous strategy under ousted CEO Bruno … [Read more...]

Costs Push Neiman Marcus into Q3 Profit Loss

DVF at Neiman Marcus stores

Dallas—Though its sales were up 6%, Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. today reported a swing into a third quarter loss mostly due to … [Read more...]

Six “Iconoclasts” to Design New Versions of Vuitton Monogram

Georges Vuitton devised the Louis Vuitton Monogram in 1896

Six "Iconoclasts" to Design New Versions of Vuitton Monogram Paris—Louis Vuitton is celebrating its iconic monogram (again)…this … [Read more...]