Fashion Editor’s Blog: Sporty Chic

Treat those feet to some much needed comfort (without sacrificing style) with BE&D’s stiletto kicks.

Unbeknownst to me, my husband signed me up for an Equinox sports club membership. Perhaps he thought I needed a bit of a push to … [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...]

PPR’s Q1 Beat Estimates on Luxury Brands’ Sales Increases

Sales of Yves Saint Laurent's Cabas Chyc leathergoods have been particularly strong, PPR said in its first quarter report.

Paris—PPR, the luxurygoods group behind Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma, said today it is well on its way to increased sales … [Read more...]

Its Transition Well Underway, PPR Expects “Better” 2012


Paris—Reporting that its 2011 profits rose 2.3% as it transitioned out of lower end retail, PPR, parent to Gucci, Bottega Veneta … [Read more...]

Puma, United Legwear Ink Join Venture for Legwear, Bodywear

Puma, United Legwear

Westford, MA—Puma North America and United Legwear Co. (ULC) say they are taking a step in the right direction. The companies … [Read more...]

United Legwear Races Out with Puma “Run Fast” Socks

Functions meets fashion in Puma Run Fast legwear

New York—For those who live—and run—in the fast lane, United Legwear has just the thing: Puma Run Fast socks, a group of … [Read more...]

PPR Q3 Sales Increase as Luxurygoods Demand Continues


Paris—Agreeing with other recent luxurygoods companies' earnings reports, PPR reported today that its third quarter sales in its … [Read more...]

PPR Half Year Profit Jumps as Gucci, YSL Demand Increases

Fall ad from Gucci, a stellar performance for PPR

Paris—Sales in its Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent helped PPR beat sales forecasts in its half year report. The luxurygoods group … [Read more...]

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


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...]

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...]

Puma Renews Eyewear License with Charmant

Puma Eyewear

Herzogenaurach, Germany--Puma is pouncing on the U.S., at least in eyewear.German sportstyle brand Puma has renewed its global … [Read more...]