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H&M to Open First Stores in Israel

Franchise deal with family operator calls for first locations by 2010.

Obituary: French Artist François-Xavier Lalanne

François-Xavier Lalanne, the French artist known for surrealistic sculptures that often doubled as furniture…

Harry Winston Hit by $100M Heist

An elite special police squad is investigating the spectacular theft inside the Harry Winston boutique in…

Luxe Brands Count on Collectors

As economies nosedive and stock markets crumble, major watch brands are hoping their most expensive…

Swiss Watch Sales Slow Dramatically in October

Watch federation reports 0.1 percent increase for month, warns of decline in 2009.

Turkish Trade Shows: Feeling the Pinch

As the global economy slows, Turkish fashion makers experience effects.

Carrefour Appoints Lars Olofsson as New Group CEO

Executive vice president from Nestle Group will succeed Jose Luis Duran on Jan. 1 at helm of retail giant.

Cacharel, Eley Kishimoto Split

Cacharel, the French brand known for its young sportswear, has chewed through another set of designers, Mark…

De Grisogono Seeks Investor

Swiss jewelry and watch firm De Grisogono needs investor to maintain growth.

Rykiel Exhibit Opens in Paris

Sonia Rykiel is putting on a retrospective of her spunky and insouciant style at Les Arts Décoratifs in…

LVMH Stresses China Growth

Firm LVMH responds to share price fall.

LVMH Says China Sales Strong, Stock Rebounds

A day after its stock dropped more than 11 percent, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton issued a statement…

Hermes Denies It’s Buying All of Gaultier

Hermès on Friday denied it was interested in buying the remainder of Jean Paul Gaultier.

Hermes Q3 Sales Rise 4 Percent

French luxury goods group warns that the rest of the year will be tough in the current economic climate.

Cardin Focuses on Future

First show in years in south of France.