NEW YORK/PARIS Luxury brands and retailers are increasingly collaborating with celebrities, including style bloggers and Instagram stars, to help design collections and jazz up their wares.
BEAULIEU-SUR-LAYON, France LVMH's Louis Vuitton brand will hire another 1,500 manufacturing staff in France by 2022, as it expands production to meet strong demand in markets like China. | Video
PARIS/NEW YORK When fashion label Prada started demanding greater control over shop floor arrangements in U.S. department stores, Barneys New York, now mired in bankruptcy proceedings, was one of the few with enough swagger to resist.
NEW YORK/PARIS Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, pushed to the brink by falling revenue and soaring rent at its stores that caused many vendors to effectively stop shipping merchandise to the luxury department store chain. | Video
PARIS L'Oreal shares fell on Wednesday after second-quarter sales growth missed forecasts and the cosmetics maker said it expected little improvement this year in the United States where demand for make-up is slowing.
PARIS France's L'Oreal on Tuesday posted weaker than expected second-quarter sales growth, in part as demand for make-up products such as its Maybelline mascaras faltered in North America.
WASHINGTON/PARIS U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France's recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies.