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Challenges, Missteps and Hope Abound for Digital Media

clock December 14, 2018Kali Hays

Business

LVMH Buys Luxury Travel Group Belmond for $2.6 Billion

clock December 14, 2018Joelle Diderich

Business

Seeking the Mall's New Formula

clock December 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Kering

Paris on Lockdown in Weekend of Violent Protests

Retail

Paris Braces for Another Round of Protests Over Weekend

Four days after the country was hit by a terrorist attack, the French capital fears another lockdown on Saturday.

clock December 14, 2018Fleur Burlet

Kering

Human Resources

Kering Adds Héloïse Temple-Boyer to Board

The Artémis executive replaces longtime board vice chairman Patricia Barbizet, who has stepped down after nearly three decades of working with the Pinault family.

clock December 14, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Balenciaga store on Via Montenapoleone in Milan

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Opens Flagship on Milan’s Via Montenapoleone

The store contrasts bare industrial interiors with a wildly colorful carpet featuring vintage casino prints.

clock December 14, 2018Joelle Diderich

Versace Pre-Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

WWD Yearbook #4: Dealmakers Rule

With the market at a high and big companies looking to get bigger, dealmakers came out of hibernation in 2018.

clock December 12, 2018Evan Clark and Samantha Conti

Backstage at Stella McCartney RTW Spring 2019

Government and Trade

Stella McCartney, Burberry Among Brands to Address Climate Change

Burberry, Stella McCartney, Inditex, Kering and H&M, among others, have signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.

clock December 10, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Paris on Lockdown in Fourth Weekend of Violent Protests

Retail

Damage Mounts From Paris Protests

Thousands of stores and museums stayed shut, turning the French capital into a ghost town two weeks before Christmas.

clock December 8, 2018Joelle Diderich

Kering's chief global sustainability officer Marie-Claire Daveu with Kering greater China president Jinqing Cai, at the announcement of the new China award.

Business Features

Kering Launches Sustainability Award in China

In a partnership with Plug and Play, the French conglomerate will reward sustainable ideas up to 100,000 euros in prize money.

clock December 7, 2018Sarah Talaat

Kering

Textiles

Kering Partners With Savory Institute For Regenerative Sourcing Plan

The luxury giant said the push for regenerative sourcing is a potential game changer.

clock December 6, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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Eyewear

Kering Eyewear Unveils Company Web site

The revamped platform offers insight experience of the company.

clock December 5, 2018Sandra Salibian

The Salon des Fiançés on the second floor of Boucheron's Place Vendôme flagship

Jewelry

Boucheron to Open Renovated Place Vendôme Flagship

An upper floor, dubbed “Le 26″ and operated by The Ritz, can serve as an apartment for the house’s most exclusive clients.

clock December 4, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A boarded-up Dior store on Avenue Montaigne.

Financial

France Counts ‘Serious and Ongoing’ Economic Cost of Protests

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said antigovernment protests have caused a 15 to 25 percent decline in revenues for mass retailers.

clock December 3, 2018Joelle Diderich

Former first lady Michelle Obama walks on stage during a stop on her book tour for "Becoming," in WashingtonMichelle Obama Book Tour, Washington, USA - 25 Nov 2018

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama to Reschedule Paris, Berlin Stops

The former first lady will join the Bush family to commemorate President George H.W. Bush.

clock December 3, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Alessandro Michele

Fashion Scoops

Gucci to Push Into High Jewelry With Collection in 2019

Colored stones will dominate the 200 pieces of the first collection, expected midyear.

clock November 30, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Kering

Fashion Scoops

Kering Awarded for High Proportion of Women on Board

The “Most Feminine Board of Directors” prize compares hundreds of the largest, listed companies in Europe.

clock November 29, 2018Mimosa Spencer

10 ans Fondation Kering

Fashion Scoops

Kering to Double Budget of Its Corporate Foundation

Kering ceo François-Henri Pinault broke the news on the 10th anniversary of the organization that combats violence against women.

clock November 28, 2018Joelle Diderich

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