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Retail

Germany’s Kaufhof Said for Sale; Hudson’s Bay Interested

The Kaufhof department store chain is up for sale and a bidding war is in progress. Karstadt, as well as Hudson's Bay Co. are interested parties, according to sources.

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Le Bon Marché

Retail

Greek Brands Debut in Le Bon Marché Pop-up Shop

The minimalist white-and-gold tops, dresses and pajamalike ensembles of Zeus+Dione, whose silk fabrics are woven in the city of Soufli, and Ancient Greek Sandals’ fun interpretations of antique styles will be housed in the shop until the end of May.

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Fashion

Luxottica Said Eyeing Acquisitions

Following a board meeting on Friday, Luxottica Group's co-chief executive officer Adil Khan said the Italian eyewear giant is eying more acquisitions for further growth.

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Fashion

Tilbury, Burberry, Choo Win at CEW UK Awards

Charlotte Tilbury scooped not one but two awards at the annual CEW UK beauty awards ceremony on Friday.

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Fashion

They Are Wearing: Hyères Festival

The sun came out — and so did the statement eyewear — in the south of France this past weekend as the fashion pack descended on Hyères for the 30th International Festival of Fashion and Photography.

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Beauty

Hermès to Launch Ephemeral Lifestyle Fragrance Space

A shop-in-shop in Paris’ Frank & Fils department store will open on May 18.

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Business

Vivienne Westwood Carries Mutilated ‘Baby’ in Anti-Fracking Campaign

Standing in front of a mock election billboard captioned “Let’s stay on the road to a fracked future” Westwood posed for pictures with the doll.

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Business

Goldman Sachs Tops List of M&A Advisers

Goldman, Sachs & Co. tops list of global M&A dealmakers.

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Pierre Bouissou

Business

Pierre Bouissou Leaves Boucheron

Albert Bensoussan, ceo of Kering’s luxury watches and jewelry division, will temporarily take over operational duties.

– 11:51 AM, EST

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Eye

Chanel Throws Bash in Hyères

The party was one of the highlights of the 30th edition of the Hyères Fashion and Photography festival that just wrapped up.

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