Compagnie Financière Richemont SA

Cartier Pasha watch campaign

Watches

Cartier to Launch Pasha Watch With Star-Studded Cast

Rami Malek, Troye Sivan, Willow Smith, Maisie Williams and Jackson Wang feature in a film for the July 1 launch — first in China.

clock June 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Backstage at Dunhill Men’s Fall 2020

Human Resources

Philippe Fortunato to Join Richemont’s Senior Executive Committee

Fortunato was named chief executive officer of Richemont’s fashion and accessories maisons earlier this month, and will take up his role on Sept. 1.

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A selection of new designs from the Watches & Wonders 2020 fair.

Markets

A Year of Magical Thinking

Markets and fairs have been thriving since ancient days, surviving war, invasion, and plagues far worse than COVID-19. Like myriad other industries, fashion can tailor its large-scale events around the current crisis with technology, creativity — and a leap of faith.

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Kaia Gerber and models on the catwalkChloe show, Runway, Fall Winter 2020, Paris Fashion Week, France - 27 Feb 2020

Human Resources

Richemont Nabs LVMH Veteran to Head Fashion Division

Philippe Fortunato was most recently chief executive officer of Givenchy.

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A customized Rolex watch by Mad Paris

Watches

Luxury Watches Weather the Pandemic With a Little Help From Digital

High-end watch sales may be down, but they’re not out, thanks to flush local customers and brands’ wholehearted embrace of e-commerce.

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Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique

Financial

Richemont Rouses Investors With 2 Billion Euro Bond

The luxury giant said it saw “significant interest from investors,” reflecting its strong cash generation, and said it wanted to raise money ahead of “potentially tougher times ahead.”

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A Cartier Tutti Frutti bracelet sold online by Sotheby's.

Business Features

Richemont’s Rupert Takes the Long View

“We are lucky in that we prepared for an economic downturn,” said Johann Rupert, Richemont’s chairman and founder. “COVID-19 merely sped up what was probably going to happen in any case: Economic reality settling in.”

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Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique

Financial

Richemont Q4 Sales Sink 18% Due to COVID-19

Group sales for the year rose 2 percent, with the long-term outlook positive for hard luxury.

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The facade of top luxury shopping mall Plaza 66 in Shanghai.

Retail

Luxury Houses Go Big in Shanghai’s Inaugural Double Five Festival

LVMH, Kering, Richemont and L’Oréal are making hundreds of global debuts in the city as it steadily recovers from the COVID-19 lockdown.

clock May 5, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Cartier Bell Boys

Watches

Cartier to Launch New Santos-Dumont Watch on Tmall’s Luxury Pavilion

China has emerged from the global coronavirus crisis as a crucial testing ground for new marketing initiatives and product launches.

clock April 16, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the novel coronavirus, inside a Vietnam Airlines airplane at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam 03 March 2020. According to latest figures, all 16 people infected with coronavirus in Vietnam have recovered.Preventative measures against coronavirus outbreak, in Vietnam, Hanoi, Viet Nam - 03 Mar 2020

Financial

Luxury Revenues Seen Dropping 20% to 30% This Year

RBC Europe predicts steep sales and earnings declines; Bernstein warns the coming quarters will be “the most horrible in industry history.” 

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baselworld 2019; impression; hall 1.0; central plaza

Watches

Baselworld Organizers Still Monitoring Coronavirus Situation

Fair organizers noted the cancellation of Watches & Wonders with “great regret.”

clock February 27, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Vacheron Constantin's Egerie watch

Watches

Vacheron Constantin Launches ‘Égérie’ Luxury Watches for Women

“Our point was really to encapsulate, incorporate femininity in the design aspect,” said Christian Selmoni, director of style and heritage.

clock February 17, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Marc Jacobs CFDA After Party

Designer and Luxury

Phoebe Philo Isn’t Finished With Fashion

The designer is said to be readying her own collection with an eco angle.

clock February 12, 2020Miles Socha and Samantha Conti

Serapian's Bespoke Salotto installed at the company's Milan headquarters.

Handbags

Serapian Banks on Bespoke Services

The luxury accessories label unveiled a space dedicated to customization inside its Milanese headquarters.

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