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YSL Art Auction Exceeds Expectations

At Christie’s auction of Yves Saint Laurent’s and Pierre Bergé's art collection, Brancusi and Duchamp works…

PPR Reports Stable Profits Despite Economy

Net income in 2008 inched forward 0.1 percent to 875 million euros, or $1.29 billion.

Economy and Timing Slow Paris Textile Fairs

Premiere Vision and Texworld caught in myriad of problems.

Tough Times for Luxury Watches

SIHH show reflects down economy.

Fast-Fashion Brands Forge Ahead

One retail sector is bucking the recessionary headwinds: fast fashion.

Ralph Lauren Launches Watches

Ralph Lauren galloped into Geneva for a gala dinner this past Sunday to launch the American designer’s first…

Carrefour Sales Rise

Carrefour sales sees 5.7 percent increase.

Rolex Names Bruno Meier as Head of Management

At Rolex, Bruno Meier replaces Patrick Heiniger, who retired on Tuesday.

Chanel Cancels Mobile Art Tour

Chanel on Friday said it would pull the plug on its costly Mobile Art exhibition, conceived by Karl Lagerfeld…

European Retailers Brace for Downturn

Department stores in Europe react more mildly than their American counterparts to financial crisis.

H&M Sees November Comps Dip 4 percent

Swedish fashion giant said sales in the month grew 7 percent, boosted by store openings.

Year in Fashion: Luxury’s New Reality

When the year started, luxury looked invincible.

LVMH Acquires Montaudon Champagne

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton on Friday said it acquired France's Montaudon champagne house regarded for…

Retailers Hit by Athens Riots

Some luxe stores damaged.

Inditex Profits Inch Up, but Spain Slowing

Spanish retailer said third-quarter profits rose 1 percent, while sales grew 11 percent.