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Financial

Groupe Arnault Takes Stake in Lagardère

The media company, focused on books and travel retail, had been fending off an activist investor.

clock May 25, 2020Miles Socha

A shopper in Galeries Lafayette's Champs Elysées store

Retail

A Week After Reopening, French Retailers Paint Mixed Picture

Footfall was down, but conversion rates were up as shoppers released pent-up demand for kid’s clothes, homewares and sporting goods.

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Celebrities Donating to Fight Coronavirus

Media

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.

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Nicholas Kirkwood in his London Soho offices.

Footwear

Nicholas Kirkwood’s Natural Selection

The London-based footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood is going greener by the month, and dreams of creating fully plant-based, biodegradable designs in the not-too-distant future.

clock May 13, 2020Samantha Conti

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

Lucky Left Hand mural for Louis Vuitton.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Commissions Artwork in Central Paris

“I hope I managed to convey some positive energy — we all need it these days,” said French artist Steven Burke, aka Luckylefthand.

clock May 5, 2020Mimosa Spencer

The COVID-19 crisis is expected to supercharge dealmaking in fashion.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Searching for a Deal in a Coronavirus World

The shutdown might make for some big fashion combinations that were only dreamed of before COVID-19.

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Business Features

How to Protect Your Company’s Reputation During the Coronavirus Crisis

Companies navigating the global health and economic crisis face new rules of engagement.

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Loewe's limited edition Paula's Ibiza fragrance.

Fashion Scoops

Loewe Launches Debut Scent for Paula’s Ibiza Capsule

Artistic director Jonathan Anderson worked with Loewe’s in-house perfumer Nuria Cruelles on the limited-edition fragrance for men and women.

clock April 23, 2020Joelle Diderich

Antoine Arnault

Business Features

Inspiring Creativity for a Post-Crisis World 

LVMH was able to quickly provide solutions at the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak because it has long created value for society as a whole.

clock April 22, 2020Antoine Arnault

Workers make masks at the Loewe factory.

Fashion Scoops

Loewe Joins in Fight Against Coronavirus

The luxury brand is donating 100,000 masks to the Spanish Red Cross and raising money for educational charities.

clock April 20, 2020Joelle Diderich

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Watches

LVMH Watch Labels Quit Baselworld

LVMH labels Zenith, Tag Heuer, Hublot and Bulgari plan to show in Geneva in April 2021.

clock April 17, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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Financial

LVMH Sees Sharp Rebound in China After 15% Q1 Sales Drop

The world’s biggest luxury group said its top brands, including Louis Vuitton, saw sales in Mainland China rise by more than 50 percent in April.

clock April 16, 2020Joelle Diderich

The LVMH Prize finalists.

Fashion Features

LVMH Cancels Prize Final, Launches Solidarity Fund

The fund in aid of young fashion designers will benefit previous winners of both the main award and its runners-up.

clock April 14, 2020Joelle Diderich

Leadership

Human Resources

How to Lead During a Crisis — and What to Avoid

Don’t hide, don’t panic, communicate honestly and frequently, and seek advice everywhere, leadership experts advise.

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