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No phones please: Rihanna stages fashion show for exclusive Amazon release

Sep 10 2019

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.

Vuitton to hire more French handbag makers as Chinese sales boom

Sep 06 2019

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

As Barneys struggles, fashion vendors try on alternative channels

Aug 13 2019

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 retail icon Barneys files for bankruptcy

Aug 06 2019

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

L'Oreal shares slide as make-up slowdown weighs on sales

Jul 31 2019

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.

Weaker make-up demand drags on L'Oreal in North America

Jul 30 2019

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.

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

Jul 27 2019

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.

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