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Elliott-target Pernod pledges to further improve governance

Jan 18 2019

PARIS Pernod Ricard , the family-backed French spirits group under pressure from activist investor Elliott, will continue to improve its governance, it pledged on Friday.

Pernod, Elliott met Jan. 15, talks to continue

Jan 15 2019

PARIS, Jan 15 French family-backed spirits group Pernod Ricard and activist hedge fund Elliott will continue discussions on governance and margin improvement after the two sides met earlier on Tuesday, a source close to the matter told Reuters.

French 'yellow vest' protests curb Printemps sales by 25-30 percent

Dec 10 2018

PARIS French upmarket department store Printemps said it had suffered a 25-30 percent slump in sales over the last four weeks as a result of the "yellow vest" anti-government protests.

French 'yellow vest' protests curb Printemps sales by 25-30 percent

Dec 10 2018

PARIS French upmarket department store Printemps said it had suffered a 25-30 percent slump in sales over the last four weeks as a result of the "yellow vest" anti-government protests.

French "yellow vest" protests curb Printemps sales by 25-30 pct

Dec 10 2018

PARIS, Dec 10 French upmarket department store Printemps said it had suffered a 25-30 percent slump in sales over the last four weeks as a result of the "yellow vest" anti-government protests.

Kering takes e-commerce in-house in online luxury battle

Nov 26 2018

PARIS Kering said on Monday it would develop its own online shopping sites by 2020, ending an outsourcing joint-venture for brands like Balenciaga, showing how major luxury companies are speeding up e-commerce plans.

Organic wine market growing fast but to remain niche: study

Nov 23 2018

PARIS The market for organic wine will grow rapidly in the next five years as environmentally-conscious consumers increasingly favor pesticide-free wines, but their market share will remain relatively small globally, a study showed.

China's stay-at-home shoppers propel luxury sales: Bain

Nov 15 2018

PARIS Luxury brands will increasingly have to court Chinese shoppers on their home turf, as local purchases soar among a clientele who are forecast to generate nearly half the industry's sales by 2025, a study showed on Thursday.

Vying for Vuitton: China's e-commerce rivals seek luxury stranglehold

Nov 05 2018

PARIS China's online giants Alibaba and JD.com are taking their battle for relevance in the lucrative luxury goods market to a new level, as they aim to crack e-commerce tie-ups with top brands that usually shun selling through third parties. | Video

RPT-FOCUS-Vying for Vuitton: China's e-commerce rivals seek luxury stranglehold

Nov 05 2018

PARIS, Nov 5 China's online giants Alibaba and JD.com are taking their battle for relevance in the lucrative luxury goods market to a new level, as they aim to crack e-commerce tie-ups with top brands that usually shun selling through third parties.

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