PARIS Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision. | Video
PARIS France's Kering offered up a bullish view of the Chinese market and said its star brand Gucci started 2019 on a good footing, in what is already shaping up to be a year of contrasting fortunes across the luxury goods industry. | Video
(Corrects Feb 7 story to show Asia Pacific is second biggest region (not biggest), paragraph 4.)
PARIS Even if LVMH is right that Chinese demand is as strong as ever for items like its $3,150 Louis Vuitton mini-backpacks, there are still plenty of danger signs for luxury stocks this year, from slowing U.S. growth to a drop in Swiss watch exports.
PARIS LVMH struck a "cautiously" confident tone for the year ahead on Tuesday after fourth-quarter sales held up despite fears of a China slowdown, and growth picked up at its Louis Vuitton megabrand.
PARIS/MILAN Kering is facing an Italian claim for 1.4 billion euros (1.2 billion pounds) in unpaid taxes, the French luxury goods group disclosed on Friday, adding that it contested the preliminary findings.
PARIS, Jan 17 Louis Vuitton recreated a
nocturnal New York cityscape to present designer Virgil Abloh's
latest Michael Jackson-inspired collection in Paris on Thursday.
PARIS Louis Vuitton recreated a nocturnal New York cityscape to present designer Virgil Abloh's latest Michael Jackson-inspired collection in Paris on Thursday.
GENEVA Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales network as a growing number of top brands ditch wholesalers.