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Bottega Veneta Shuts Down Social Media in Asia

It wiped its Weibo account, which had 270,000 followers, two months after pulling out of all social media in Western markets.

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Bottega Veneta’s Vanishing Instagram Explained — Sort Of

Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault gave the first insight into Bottega Veneta’s social media strategy since it erased its Instagram account.

clock February 17, 2021Joelle Diderich

A mosaic by Zao Wou-Ki at the Kering headquarters in Paris.


Kering Ranked Among 10 Most Sustainable Companies in the World

Kering also topped the Corporate Knights’ 2021 annual Global 100 ranking in clothing and accessory retail for the fourth year in a row.

clock January 25, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Human Resources

Kering Appoints a Luxury Prospective Director

Lionel Vermeil has been global communications director at Kering-owned Balenciaga since 2007.

clock January 19, 2021Miles Socha

Reports say Alibaba is about to give Farfetch a $300 million investment.

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Farfetch China Deal With Alibaba, Richemont Nears Completion

Alibaba has named J. Michael Evans to the board of directors.

clock December 16, 2020Samantha Conti

Nina Griscom attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's joint 100th year birthday party/gala benefit to help wipe out its operating deficit, 1980.


Christie’s Exec Talks Nina Griscom Collection Sale, Engaging Clients in the Pandemic

Griscom was known for her discerning taste, whether that be in relation to fashion, art or home decor.

clock November 19, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Mega Partnership: Farfetch Links With Alibaba, Richemont

Kering’s Pinault family is also putting funds into the new luxury retail venture.

clock November 5, 2020Evan Clark


Designer and Luxury

Zendaya to Receive Visionary Award at Green Carpet Fashion Awards

The event will be broadcast starting on Oct. 10 and will also see Iman, Julianne Moore and Robert Downey Jr. virtually participate.

clock October 7, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Fashion Features

Kerby Jean-Raymond Partners With Kering on New Creative Platform

The Pyer Moss founder and Kering ceo François-Henri Pinault hope “Your Friends in New York” will foster “the next generation of innovators.”

clock September 10, 2020Joelle Diderich

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Human Resources

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech Has New Director

Alexis Sornin joins the institution from Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, billionaire François Pinault’s art museums in Italy.

clock August 31, 2020Joelle Diderich

Celebrities Donating to Fight Coronavirus


LVMH Deal Catapults Rihanna Onto Sunday Times of London Rich List

Other millionaires and billionaires living in the U.K., including Queen Elizabeth and François-Henri Pinault, saw their fortunes shrink due to COVID-19.

clock May 17, 2020Samantha Conti

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Fashion Scoops

François Pinault Delays Opening of Paris Museum Until 2021

The opening of the Bourse de Commerce, renovated by Tadao Ando, has been postponed until spring 2021 due to the coronavirus crisis.

clock April 17, 2020Joelle Diderich


Human Resources

Kering CEO, Managing Director Lower Pay Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Kering chairman and chief executive officer François-Henri Pinault will take a 25 percent pay cut from April until the end of the year. 

clock April 10, 2020Mimosa Spencer


Fashion Scoops

Kering Donates 2 Million Euros to Support COVID-19 Fight

The donation will benefit health-care organizations in Italy’s Lombardy, Veneto, Tuscany and Lazio regions.

clock March 11, 2020Alessandra Turra

Kering's chairman and ceo François-Henri Pinault with Florence's mayor Dario Nardella and Pitti Immagine ceo Raffaello Napoleone.

Fashion Features

François-Henri Pinault Honored by Florence’s Municipality

“I still feel in debt with Florence and everything this city and its region have brought to us,” Pinault said, accepting the Fiorino d’Oro award.

clock January 7, 2020Martino Carrera

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