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LVMH insists it's not buying Tiffany shares on market; suggesting deal to go ahead, but at lower price

LVMH insists it's not buying Tiffany shares on market; suggesting deal to go ahead, but at lower price

With rumors mounting that Bernard Arnault may be attempting to renegotiate a lower deal price for LVMH’s acquisition of Tiffany, the luxury group said Thursday it will not buy any shares in the jeweler on the market.
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Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia to launch memoirs in New York this September

Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia to launch memoirs in New York this September

NYC's prince of jewelry, HRH Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, will release Once Upon a Diamond: A Family Tradition of Royal Jewels, a book of memoirs on his family's collections and his own designs, in September. 
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Kering takes public stand against racism: contributes to NAACP and to Campaign Zero

Kering takes public stand against racism: contributes to NAACP and to Campaign Zero

Kering, one of the largest luxury groups on the planet, has made financial commitment to fight racism, with contributions to the NAACP and to Campaign Zero – following eight days of protests in multiple American cities.
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Global luxury labels joining Alibaba sales event have doubled

Global luxury labels joining Alibaba sales event have doubled

Alibaba's 6.18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival (running on Tmall and Taobao) has seen a luxury surge. Almost double the number of luxury brands are participating compared to the last big event, 2019’s Singles Day in November
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LVMH's takeover of Tiffany seen as uncertain

LVMH's takeover of Tiffany seen as uncertain

LVMH's $16.2 billion takeover of Tiffany & Co is looking less certain as the jeweler grapples with a deteriorating situation in the U.S. market brought on by a global pandemic and severe social unrest.
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Famed Paris store Galeries Lafayette to reopen

Famed Paris store Galeries Lafayette to reopen

Paris's famed Galeries Lafayette department store, which receives some 37 million visitors every year, will reopen this weekend after being shuttered for nearly three months by the coronavirus pandemic, it said Friday.
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Dolce & Gabbana on DGfattoincasa; handling the lockdown; and their next runway steps

Dolce & Gabbana on DGfattoincasa; handling the lockdown; and their next runway steps

Few fashion designers have had as much impact in the past three decades as Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. With FashionNetwork.com the duo discuss DGfattoincasa; handling the lockdown and their next runway steps
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Bernard Arnault buys one-quarter stake in fellow French patron Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company

Bernard Arnault buys one-quarter stake in fellow French patron Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company

Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, has acquired a one-quarter stake in Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company, in a move that will be seen as an attempt to support the family of his fellow French billionaire.
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Gucci’s Alessandro Michele announces, via Instagram, that brand is abandoning official runway season

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele announces, via Instagram, that brand is abandoning official runway season

Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele has announced, via Instagram, that the Italian brand will abandon the official runway season, and will instead stage only two shows per year in for the foreseeable future.
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Make-up e-sales rise but jewellery is down in latest week says new data

Make-up e-sales rise but jewellery is down in latest week says new data

Demand for make-up globally is at a high while consumers are in lockdown, but jewellery seems to be off their radar for now. That’s the conclusion of new data from Emarsys covering the past week.
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Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert moves from B2B role at Swarovski to group Creative Director

Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert moves from B2B role at Swarovski to group Creative Director

Swarovski has named Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert as its first ever company-wide Creative Director. She will “oversee the full creative direction of the company and reimagine the product portfolio across all divisions”.
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Farfetch revenue soars as online is only game in town

Farfetch revenue soars as online is only game in town

Farfetch saw its revenue almost doubling in the first quarter as lockdowns meant online was the only option for luxury fashion shoppers. The firm remains loss-making but says it's still on target for profits next year.
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Richemont hit by Covid-19, but online shines and China speeds back to normal

Richemont hit by Covid-19, but online shines and China speeds back to normal

Richemont mixed good news with bad on Friday as it delivered its full-year results, with the giant luxury group reporting resurgent demand in China on the reopening of its stores, but also a profits plunge.
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Watches of Switzerland hit by Covid-19, but demand still strong

Watches of Switzerland hit by Covid-19, but demand still strong

Luxury watch and jewellery retailer Watches of Switzerland Group issued an encouraging update on Thursday and also told us that it has the money to get through a prolonged period of weak sales.
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Designers, fashion CEOs and retailers call for revolt against existing delivery system

Designers, fashion CEOs and retailers call for revolt against existing delivery system

A group of fashion CEOs, retailers and designers, including luminaries like Dries Van Noten, Tory Burch and Craig Green, have called for a major rethink in fashion deliveries and greater sustainability in an open letter.
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Cannes travel retail show cancelled as duty free reels from air travel halt

Cannes travel retail show cancelled as duty free reels from air travel halt

The Tax Free World Association has cancelled its flagship World Exhibition that was due to take place in Cannes in September and October.
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