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French President Emmanuel Macron joined luxury magnate Bernard Arnault to inaugurate the renovated La Samaritaine department store in Paris.

Retail

French President Emmanuel Macron Inaugurates La Samaritaine

The French leader joined luxury magnate Bernard Arnault to unveil a plaque at the department store after a 16-year renovation.

clock June 21, 2021Joelle Diderich

Chandon Garden Spritz.

Lifestyle

LVMH Believes It Has the Perfect Drink to Toast the End of Lockdown

The luxury conglomerate is planting its flag in the thriving “aperitifs” market with the launch of Chandon Garden Spritz.

clock May 12, 2021Joelle Diderich

A rendering of the DFS Queenstown store.

Fashion Scoops

DFS Heads to Queenstown, New Zealand

The travel retailer already has a presence on North Island but this marks its first expansion to the South Island.

clock March 30, 2021Tiffany Ap

A mock up of Queen's Wharf

Retail

DFS to Anchor Retail at Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf

After unveiling a store in Hainan Island, the duty-free retailer shares its plans to expand in Australia.

clock February 10, 2021Tiffany Ap

Chris de Lapuente

Human Resources

LVMH Names Chris de Lapuente Chairman, CEO of Selective Retailing

The executive is perhaps best known for leading Sephora to new heights over a 10-year tenure.

clock November 30, 2020Miles Socha

Benjamin Vuchot

Human Resources

LVMH Finds CEO for DFS Group

Benjamin Vuchot was president of Sephora in Asia and previously worked for Van Cleef & Arpels.

clock September 28, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Ed Brennan, chairman and ceo at DFS Group with Shaoqun Chen, chaiman of Shenzhen Duty Free Group

Retail

DFS Invests in Shenzhen Duty Free, Strengthens Mainland China Presence

As travel retail dries up completely in Hong Kong, taking up a stake in Shenzhen Duty Free is a big move to safeguard DFS’s future.

clock August 7, 2020Tianwei Zhang

The Dom Pérignon vineyard.

Fashion Scoops

Champagne Capital Gets Own Louis Vuitton City Guide

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Reims becomes one of the smallest cities featured in the prestigious travel guide collection.

clock June 18, 2020Joelle Diderich

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Financial

LVMH Says Business in Hong Kong Fell 25% in Q3

Shares in the world’s biggest luxury group closed up 5.5 percent, as the impact was less than markets had feared.

clock October 10, 2019Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's SS 2020

Financial

LVMH Shrugs Off Hong Kong Woes With 17% Q3 Sales Rise

Organic sales were up 19 percent in the key fashion and leather goods division, which includes Louis Vuitton and Dior.

clock October 9, 2019Joelle Diderich

A detail of the DFS Masters of Time 10th anniversary exhibition that was unveiled in Macau in December 2018.

Designer and Luxury

DFS to Unveil Masters of Time in Sydney

A curated edition of DFS’ 10th anniversary exhibition of rare and exclusive timepieces and jewelry will run in Sydney from May 24 to July 31.

clock May 21, 2019Patty Huntington

One of China's most popular actresses, Yang Mi, models a Mercer handbag from Michael Kors, exclusively available at DFS. The special collaboration with the duty free retailer launches Sept. 1st.

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors Creates Special DFS Capsule Featuring Yang Mi

The theme of this second collaboration is pink jungle.

clock August 29, 2017Tiffany Ap

Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

Retail

Nelson Mui Joins DFS in Fashion Merchandising Role

The former men’s fashion director for Hudson’s Bay has relocated to Hong Kong.

clock July 31, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Valentino chain bag

Fashion Features

DFS to Launch Exclusive ‘From Venice With Love’ Collaboration

The travel retailer asked brands to create more than 50 exclusive designs.

clock February 23, 2017Tiffany Ap

Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

Designer and Luxury

DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

The unit is located in the storied Fondaco dei Tedeschi near the Rialto Bridge, and covers 75,600 square feet of retail space.

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani

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