The French luxury conglomerate cited the “major success” of new products at Louis Vuitton as a contributing factor.
Government and Trade
New report on human trafficking details problems of forced labor in several countries and sectors.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The holding company sees robust demand in the luxury cruise market, particularly from clients in North America and Southeast Asia.
The Italian entrepreneur and his sister Diamante are slated to speak on Sept. 30.
Forecasts and Analysis
As Greek officials begin bailout negotiations with its creditors this week, the economic impact of the debt crisis may not have been as bad as initially thought — at least in the short term.
Marketing and Promotion
The acquisition will tap into the social merchandising marketplace.
Cash total ascends 21.2 percent on increases in revenues, pretax profits and earnings per share.
Maurices and Aéropostale expand apparel specialty clientele by two as Helzberg Diamonds and Things Remembered also sign on.
Despite fashion-related mergers and acquisition moving at a brisk clip, Bogner, the 83-year-old family-owned Munich brand, is no longer on the block.
Trends and Analysis
Richard Baker said the joint venture with Simon creates the possibility of a REIT in the U.S.