Giorgio Armani takes a bow after his Emporio Armani men's fall 2017 show

Financial

Year of Change Boosts Armani’s Profits, Hits Sales

The Milan-based group is in the midst of a reorganization and streamlining of its brands, which dented its revenues last year.

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Gucci fall ad

Media

Gucci Goes Far, Far Away With Fall Ads

The campaign was inspired by the science fiction genre from the Fifties and Sixties, including the TV series “Star Trek.”

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Financial

Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo in Cash Offer

Kors had been in the running alongside Inter Parfums and CVC Capital Partners.

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United States President Donald J. Trump (left) participates in an American Technology Council roundtable with corporate and eduction leaders including Microsoft CEO Satya Narayan (center) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (right).White House tech summit, Washington DC, USA - 19 Jun 2017

Government and Trade

Retail Spending More to Lobby Trump Administration

Issues abound with the new administration and retailers are paying for a voice.

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Bally CEO Frédéric de Narp.

Business Features

CEO Talks: Frédéric de Narp

Bally’s ceo talks about appealing to a new generation, his shift from hard to soft luxury — and thinking big.

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Technology

Aptos to Acquire TXT Retail PLM Solution

The deal will add more than 1,000 global retail brands to Aptos’ roster.

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A teaser for ThredUp's new luxury resale beta site, Luxe.

Technology

E-commerce Sites for Pre-owned Luxury Products Heat Up the Internet

As demand for second-hand luxury goods rises, so does the number of outlets selling them.

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Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8721101a)This, photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google, reports financial results, Thursday, April 27, 2017Earns Alphabet, Philadelphia, USA - 26 Apr 2017

Financial

Google Advertising Revenue Jumps 16%

The search engine is still making major inroads in advertising and is looking to keep growing.

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Retail

J.C. Penney’s Names Jeffrey Davis CFO

There has been a string of cfo’s comings and goings at different retailers in the past three months.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Guggenheim’s Former Vice Chair Peter Comisar Forms New Venture

Comisar’s new firm Scope Capital Partners + Advisors is a private equity firm and merchant bank.

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Looks from The North Face Ventrix line.

Markets

VF Corp. Adds $40M to Accelerate Growth Plans

Mergers and acquisitions remain a key priority, while its workwear business continues to grow.

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