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Brune Poirson and Stella McCartney

Business Features

France Prepares Law to Ban Destroying Unsold Clothes

The measure fits into the country’s broader roadmap for a circular economy.

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About 6000 Gilets Jaunes protesters demonstratedYellow Vest Protests, Paris, France - 20 Apr 2019

Financial

Yellow Vest Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

Troops halted looting attempts, according to government officials.

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A view of a Swatch store in New York

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Gain Steam With 4.4% Rise in March

Pricy watches helped offset the ongoing decline of cheaper timepieces.

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Michelle Obama speaking in Paris

People

Michelle Obama Praises Girl Power

But the former first lady still doesn’t plan to run for president, she said at the Kering-sponsored book tour event in Paris.

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Guillaume Houzé and Nicolas Houzé

Fashion Scoops

Galeries Lafayette Donates 1 Million Euros to Paris Firefighters

The cathedral fire prompted an outpouring of support from around the world and hefty contributions from France’s wealthiest families.

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Flames rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns.Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire, Paris, France - 15 Apr 2019

Business Features

Funds Pour In for Notre-Dame Cathedral

“Everyone wishes to give life back to this jewel,” said François-Henri Pinault, Kering chief.

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The Rolex booth at the Baselworld 2019 fair

Watches

Breitling Opts Out of 2020 Baselworld, Rolex to Expand Fair Space

The watchmaker cited the later timing of next year’s fair, but did not rule out returning the following year.

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Carrefour SA

Technology

Carrefour, Nestlé Use Blockchain for Instant Potato Purée in France

IBM helped with the project, which marks an increase in blockchain use in Europe.

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Le Cheval Blanc Saint-Barth

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH’s Belmond Deal Gets Regulatory Clearance

The transaction is set to close April 17.

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Rendering of the Champs Elysees view from the Arc de Triomphe

Real Estate

Champs-Elysées Lobby Group Makes Case to Revive the Avenue

Proposals include cutting traffic lanes in half, adding pop-up structures and lots of vegetation. 

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Bruno Sialelli

Legal

Paris Court Sets Hearing for Lanvin, LVMH Non-compete Case

A hearing, related to contracts of Lanvin designer Bruno Sialelli, formerly with Loewe, is scheduled for June 14.

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Graeme Thompson

Jewelry

Phillips Names Graeme Thompson Head of Jewelry Worldwide

The former Bonhams executive will be based in Hong Kong.

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Raymond Massaro

Footwear

Raymond Massaro, Couture Shoemaker for Chanel, Dies at 90

Massaro worked with a number of Paris couture houses and designers including John Galliano, Christian Lacroix and Azzedine Alaïa.

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Beyonce KnowlesCoachella Music and Arts Festival, Weekend 1, Indio, USA - 14 Apr 2018

Fashion Scoops

Adidas Teams With Beyoncé

The partnership will entail new footwear and clothing and an Ivy Park relaunch.

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Chaumet's temporary shop on Rue Saint-Honoré in Paris

Jewelry

Chaumet Opens Temporary Shop On Rue Saint-Honoré

The high jeweler is refitting its Place Vendôme flagship in Paris.

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