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UPDATE 1-Another year of hard work in 2018 for Italy's Ferragamo, CEO says

MILAN, Nov 14 Italian luxury goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo will have its work cut out in 2018, its CEO said on Tuesday after the company reported a 25 percent drop in nine-month core profits.

Fashion designer exposes domestic servitude in India's 'sunshine state'

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When celebrated Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks sat down to write his third book, haute couture was not on his mind.

Nov 13 2017

Puffer jacket maker Moncler goes cold on catwalk collections

MILAN Italy's Moncler, known for its luxury puffer jackets, signaled a change of strategy on Monday, ditching its two top catwalk clothing lines as leading fashion houses come under increased pressure from younger, digital-savvy fashion buyers.

Nov 13 2017

UPDATE 2-Richemont appoints insider to speed up watch business recovery

* Shares down 1.2 percent, lag sector (Adds CFO, analyst quotes, shares)

Hong Kong's Trinity says Shandong Ruyi to buy control for $285 million

HONG KONG Menswear group Trinity Ltd said Shandong-based textile maker Shandong Ruyi International Fashion Industry Investment Holding Co Ltd has agreed to buy shares representing 51.38 pct of its enlarged share capital for HK$2.22 billion ($284.62 million), raising funds for future acquisitions and to repay debt.

Nov 10 2017

UPDATE 1-Falls in Burberry, housebuilders pile pressure on FTSE

* Mid-cap Hikma's trading update disappoints (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

Britain's FTSE under pressure as Burberry revamps its strategy

LONDON, Nov 9 A drop in luxury group Burberry weighed on the UK's top share index on Thursday, which was stuck below a five-month high as results were the main focus.

Nov 09 2017

France's LVMH expands its gourmet grocer in Paris

PARIS, Nov 8 Luxury goods firm LVMH is opening a second high-end food hall in Paris, betting on growing appetite from locals for gourmet groceries as the group spruces up its stores across the French capital.

Lanvin shareholder Wang to inject funds into struggling label

PARIS, Nov 7 France's oldest fashion house Lanvin, which has suffered a sales slump since a design shake-up two years ago, said on Tuesday majority shareholder and Taiwan-based businesswoman Shaw-Lan Wang would inject fresh cash into the label by the year-end.

Nov 07 2017

Exclusive: France's Lanvin in financial straits as sales slump - sources

PARIS Auditors for Lanvin, France's oldest fashion house, have filed a warning with a commercial court in Paris over financial troubles at the label as it struggles to stem slumping sales, two sources familiar with the company's performance said.

Nov 06 2017