Ambiance at Louis Vuitton Men’s Fall 2020, photographed in Paris on Jan 16, 2020.

Business Features

What to Watch: Why Luxury Still Has a Bright Future — in Spite of It All

Analyst Erwan Rambourg spells out his case in his latest book, “Future Luxe.”

clock August 31, 2020Miles Socha

Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique


Richemont Sets Shareholder Loyalty Scheme, Names Wendy Luhabe to Board

In May, Johann Rupert said he wanted to compensate shareholders after slashing last year’s dividend, and thank them for sticking with the company through COVID-19, and beyond.

clock August 7, 2020Samantha Conti

A De Beers campaign image


De Beers Sightholders Vow to Go Green in Step With Miners, Jewelers

Taking their cue from companies such as De Beers, Richemont and Chanel, top diamond cutters and polishers have committed to shrinking their own carbon footprint, and becoming more sustainable businesses in the medium term.

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Cartier Pasha watch campaign


Richemont Sets Goals to Become Cleaner, Greener Machine in New Report

In its newly published Sustainability Report 2020, the parent of Cartier has laid out short-, medium- and long-term environmental goals, and is looking to strengthen its relationship with staff and suppliers.

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Van Cleef & Arpels' "Frivole" earrings.


Richemont Sales Fall 47% in Q1, Despite Strong Chinese Demand

The parent of Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels saw all geographies, categories, sales channels suffer from the impact of COVID-19.

clock July 16, 2020Samantha Conti

Backstage at Dunhill Men’s Fall 2020

Human Resources

Philippe Fortunato to Join Richemont’s Senior Executive Committee

Fortunato was named chief executive officer of Richemont’s fashion and accessories maisons earlier this month, and will take up his role on Sept. 1.

clock June 26, 2020Samantha Conti

A selection of new designs from the Watches & Wonders 2020 fair.


A Year of Magical Thinking

Markets and fairs have been thriving since ancient days, surviving war, invasion, and plagues far worse than COVID-19. Like myriad other industries, fashion can tailor its large-scale events around the current crisis with technology, creativity — and a leap of faith.

clock June 24, 2020Samantha Conti

A customized Rolex watch by Mad Paris


Luxury Watches Weather the Pandemic With a Little Help From Digital

High-end watch sales may be down, but they’re not out, thanks to flush local customers and brands’ wholehearted embrace of e-commerce.

clock June 1, 2020Samantha Conti

Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique


Richemont Rouses Investors With 2 Billion Euro Bond

The luxury giant said it saw “significant interest from investors,” reflecting its strong cash generation, and said it wanted to raise money ahead of “potentially tougher times ahead.”

clock May 18, 2020Samantha Conti

Alber Elbaz

Fashion Scoops

Alber Elbaz Sketches Nurse T-shirt in Aid of French Hospitals

The designer collaborated with French fashion chain Gerard Darel.

clock May 14, 2020Miles Socha

Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, tour the new Tech Hub, with Chief Executive of Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Federico Marchetti and Alison Loehnis, President of Net-a-Porter.

Designer and Luxury

YNAP to Close the Yoox China Site and Focus on Its New Alibaba JV

Outlet businesses have proven challenging for international retailers. The Outnet, another shopping site from YNAP, exited China in 2015.

clock November 25, 2019Tianwei Zhang

The interior of the Cartier store at Hudson Yards in New York City.


Richemont Growth Slows in First Half After Hong Kong Retail Shutdown

Underlying profit was broadly flat, while operating profit climbed 3 percent in the six months.

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Kaia Gerber on the catwalkChloe show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week, France - 28 Feb 2019

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Chloé Names New CEO

Riccardo Bellini is to succeed Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye, effective Dec. 1.

clock October 31, 2019Miles Socha

Alber Elbaz

Fashion Features

The World According to Elbaz: The Designer Ponders Fashion’s Purpose

Having just inked a deal with Richemont, Alber Elbaz is looking at fashion, luxury and the act of making and dressing in a new light.

clock October 30, 2019Samantha Conti

Inside the revamped Cartier Old Bond Street boutique

Designer and Luxury

Tiffany Takeover Talk, Hong Kong Eclipse Richemont’s Alber Elbaz JV

Richemont inked a joint venture with Alber Elbaz on Friday, but markets appear more interested in other movements that could potentially impact the luxury giant.

clock October 29, 2019Samantha Conti

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