LVMH update

Louis Vuitton parent company Q1 sales jump

LVMH has posted better-than-expected sales growth in its first quarter.
Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana reject multiple takeover attempts

Italian luxury fashion firm Dolce & Gabbana has reportedly rejected numerous acquisition attempts.
Fortnum & Mason new store

Fortnum & Mason to open first new non-travel store at The Royal Exchange

Fortnum & Mason has selected The Royal Exchange in London as the location of its latest store which will open later this year.
Stella McCartney

Kering offloads entire stake in Stella McCartney

Luxury fashion giant Kering has announced the sold its entire stake in Stella McCartney handing complete control to its owner.
Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh to become Louis Vuitton’s first African-American artistic director

Louis Vuitton has appointed Virgil Abloh to the role of menswear artistic director, replacing Kim Jones who resigned last week.
Stacey Cartwright

Harvey Nichols’ Stacey Cartwright to depart

Stacey Cartwright is stepping down from her role as deputy chairman of Harvey Nichols.
kering

Criminal investigation into tax avoidance at Gucci owner Kering opens in Switzerland

Luxury fashion giant Kering has come under investigation by Swiss authorities as a wider international investigation into taxes
Richemont

YNAP board approves £2.4bn Richemont takeover offer

Luxury online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has edged closer to being absorbed by Richemont.
Versace Furla fur

Furla & Versace latest to go fur-free

Furla and Versace are the latest retailers to implement a fur-ban, joining a growing list of fashion houses doing the same.
Richemont YNAP

Richemont’s takeover of YNAP approved by Italian market watchdog

Italy's peak competitions and market authority has given the go-head for Richemont to take full control of Yoox Net-A-Porter.

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