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RPT-As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds

Apr 18 2019

PARIS, April 17 Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching 900 million euros after just two days, a reflection of the landmark's resonance in the national psyche.

Pernod CEO: in regular and 'courteous' talks with Elliott

Apr 18 2019

PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

Pernod CEO: in regular and "courteous" talks with Elliott

Apr 18 2019

PARIS, April 18 Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds

Apr 17 2019

PARIS Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching 900 million euros after just two days, a reflection of the landmark's resonance in the national psyche.

Kering beats forecasts even as Gucci growth cools

Apr 17 2019

PARIS Strong demand for Gucci's flamboyant designs and handbags helped parent Kering beat first-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, even as the pace of growth at the Italian fashion label cools from the explosive levels of the last two years.

UPDATE 1-Kering beats forecasts even as Gucci growth cools

Apr 17 2019

* Chinese demand still strong, shifting to mainland China (Writes though to focus on Gucci, adds CFO quotes)

L'Oreal bets on Garnier turnaround

Apr 16 2019

PARIS L'Oreal is banking on a turnaround in the group's mass market division that makes Garnier shampoo and skincare treatments this year, despite pressures in the United States and slowing make-up sales, its CEO said on Tuesday.

With 'pop-ups' and menswear, Vuitton aims to keep luxury crown

Apr 11 2019

PARIS From New York's Fifth Avenue to Paris' Place Vendome, Louis Vuitton sells its handbags at some of the world's swankiest locations - but the brand is increasingly betting on "pop-ups" in off-beat spots as one way to keep shoppers hooked.

Louis Vuitton keeps rivals on their toes with solid sales

Apr 11 2019

PARIS Louis Vuitton owner LVMH on Wednesday set a high bar for rival luxury goods companies all trying to capitalize on Chinese demand for high-end handbags and clothing, as sales growth at the conglomerate picked up pace in the first quarter. | Video

Pernod Ricard betting on growth from green agenda

Apr 03 2019

PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, is banking that its push into socially and environmentally sound business practices will boost its growth in the coming decade.

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