PARIS — As it prepares to formally complete its transition to a pure luxury player, Kering continues to beat the competition, with first-quarter sales powered by another “spectacular” performance at its cash-cow brand Gucci.
Revenues rose 27.1 percent to 3.11 billion euros during the period. Stripping out the impact of currency fluctuations, namely the strong euro, sales were up 36.5 percent. The group posted double-digit growth in all regions, led by North America and Asia-Pacific, while online sales more than doubled versus the same quarter last year.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018