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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...]

PPR Adds Another Jewel to Its Crown

Pomellato's Nudo rings in 18K rose gold with amethyst, Madeira quartz and London blue topaz.

Milan—Most of the world’s jewelry and watch conversation is centered this week at BaselWorld, which opens tomorrow, but PPR  took … [Read more...]

Kering Buys French High-End Crocodile Tannery

Crocodile skin handbag as seen in the Fall/Winter 13/14 runway at Gucci, one of Kering's brands.

Paris—Kering, the French luxurygoods conglomerate previously known as PPR, said today that it has acquired French crocodile skin … [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 Close to Deal to Buy Pomellato?

Pomellato's Nudo rings in 18K rose gold with amethyst, Madeira quartz and London blue topaz.

Milan—Perhaps propelled on by rivals Swatch Group’s $1 billion purchase of Harry Winston and LVMH’s purchase of Bulgari, PPR, the … [Read more...]

Gucci-Parent PPR Considering a More “Luxurious” Name?

François-Henri Pinault, CEO/chairman of PPR, which may re-brand itself soon.

Paris—What’s in a name? Plenty if you are one of the largest luxury and sports brand conglomerates boasting Gucci, Yves Saint … [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...]

Court Awards Gucci $4.66 Million in Trademark Battle with Guess

Gucci vs. Guess

New York—A U.S. District Court judge ruled Monday that Guess? Inc. infringed upon Gucci’s trademark and awarded the Italian … [Read more...]

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