Designer and Luxury

Kering to Support Restoration Works in Florence

Kering will fund the renovation of the lighting system in the courtyard of the medieval Palazzo Vecchio, headquarters of the city council in Florence, in a sign of continuous support of Italy and Tuscany.  

clock January 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

The new Alexander McQueen store at ITC in Shanghai.


Alexander McQueen Defies Virus to Ramp Up Retail Network

The brand stayed a step ahead of COVID-19, pursuing an ambitious store opening strategy in a difficult year, and there’s more to come.

clock January 8, 2021Samantha Conti



Kering Confirms Tax Probe by French Authorities

“The group intents to fully cooperate with the inquiry, in complete transparency and serenity,” said the group.

clock December 17, 2020Mimosa Spencer



Kering Denies Allegations of Tax Fraud Amid Reports of French Probe

Kering said it had no knowledge of an inquiry into its activities.

clock December 16, 2020Mimosa Spencer



Unilever Wants Shareholders to Vote on Environmental Strategy, Targets

The consumer giant is following the big luxury brands by taking its green agenda straight to shareholders — and markets — for approval.

clock December 14, 2020Samantha Conti



Investors Could Prompt Swift Environmental Progress, Notes Kering Boss

The group is highlighting environmental, social and governance criteria during investor road shows.

clock December 11, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Maura Delpero

Fashion Scoops

Maura Delpero Wins Women in Motion’s Young Talent Prize

The 50,000-euro award is granted by Kering and the Cannes Film Festival.

clock December 10, 2020Mimosa Spencer

As part of the cold chain management support, a freezer provided by UNICEF at Bujubuli Health Centre III in Kyaka II refugee settlement. UNICEF with funds from UN CERF supports immunization activities for refugee children and host communities living in Kyaka II refugee settlement by providing the services in health facility and outreach posts within the settlement.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Donates to UNICEF USA for Equal Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

Gucci is making a $500,000 donation and will match funds raised for UNICEF’s work, dollar for dollar, up to an additional $100,000 through a 21-day challenge.

clock December 4, 2020Luisa Zargani


Real Estate

Kering Opens U.S. Headquarters in Wayne, N.J.

The state-of-the-art offices are built around a sprawling, central staircase.

clock December 2, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Patrick Pruniaux of Girard-Perregaux


Patrick Pruniaux Sharpens Focus at Girard-Perregaux

With a refocused product assortment, fewer novelties and streamlined distribution, the historic watchmaker has distilled its messages.

clock November 23, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Puts Fresh Spin on Trophy Sneakers

The luxury label has produced a limited-edition statue in the shape of its Track.2 shoe.

clock November 20, 2020Joelle Diderich

Tracy Reese

Business Features

Kering, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst Team Up to ‘Accelerate’ SDG Efforts

The effort is part of a monthlong virtual event organized by Kerry Bannigan’s Conscious Fashion Campaign.

clock November 20, 2020WWD Staff

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

Johann Rupert, Federico Marchetti


Rupert’s Dream Realized: An All-Embracing Platform for Digital Luxury

Richemont’s chairman said the China-focused, global partnership with Farfetch and Alibaba will help smaller luxury players “fight giants like Amazon,” and give fashion and accessories brands greater access to a market with explosive growth.

clock November 9, 2020Samantha Conti

An 88-carat super black diamond, is on display at the 2020 China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Business Features

Luxury, Beauty Brands and a Black Diamond Shine at China’s CIIE Fair

While major players are flexing their muscles at the third edition of the China International Import Expo, LVMH is noticeably absent. 

clock November 6, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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