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    1. December 12, 2014

      Kering and Gucci: Pinault noir

      There is no room for emotion in luxury, whatever the adverts suggest. It may be a fortnight before Christmas but Kering, led...

    2. December 12, 2014

      New Gucci chief Bizzarri viewed as a rising star

      Marco Bizzarri, named on Friday as the new chief executive of Gucci, has earned a reputation as one of the rising stars of...

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    1. December 12, 2014

      What went wrong for Gucci’s power couple?

      For a decade at Gucci, Patrizio di Marco and Frida Giannini had presided over one of the world’s best-known luxury brands in...

    2. Material World

      December 12, 2014

      Kering announce Gucci shake up

      Change is in the air at Gucci. Power couple Patrizio di Marco and Frida Giannini are to leave the luxury brand in a joint...

    3. December 12, 2014

      Chief executive and creative director to leave Gucci

      Gucci, the Italian luxury goods brand, is parting company with its chief executive Patrizio di Marco and his partner, the...

    4. December 5, 2014

      That Seventies show

      Feeling groovy, again A deluge of headlines is about to hit our news feeds. “Dare to Wear Flares”, “Ten Short Cuts to Hippie...

    5. November 7, 2014

      It takes more than a tax rise to spoil Japan’s taste for luxury

      Japan’s hard luxury sector is optimistic: the market has experienced steady but certain growth after extended periods of...

    6. November 3, 2014

      Hermès takes long view to feed China’s appetite for understated style

      Luxury goods were the currency of Chinese corruption for decades, until Beijing stepped in two years ago to block the flow...

    7. October 31, 2014

      Sanofi chairman to roll sleeves up again after chief’s departure

      When Serge Weinberg started as Sanofi chairman in 2010, the French pharmaceuticals company looked to be hitting its stride....

    8. October 23, 2014

      Gucci slowdown holds back Kering growth

      Sales at luxury brand Gucci were weaker than expected during the third quarter, dragging down otherwise resilient revenue...

    9. October 6, 2014

      Out-of-town designer discount centres revolutionise retail

      Cash-strapped but still want a Gucci handbag? From Beijing to Britain’s Bicester Village, fashion-conscious consumers are...

    10. September 26, 2014

      Milan Fashion Week

      Swinging fringing The 1970s influences echoed throughout Milan, where oversized shades, patchwork details and printed...

    11. September 26, 2014

      Fashion labels move into make-up

      The sense of anticipation started building weeks ago. Backstage in New York, Pat McGrath, the most prolific and prestigious...

    12. September 17, 2014

      Milan Fashion Week: Day 1

      Irony is not something that I automatically associate with Italian style. Sophisticated? Yes. Strong? Always. Sexy too – if...

    13. September 16, 2014

      Hermès takes the long view of its position in China

      Hermès is all about the long view. It takes a long time to train its craftsmen. It has a long waiting list for its Birkin...

    14. September 10, 2014

      Luxury goods: on sale

      Luxury goods are going out of fashion – at least if share prices are any guide. This year, leading luxury companies have at...

    15. September 3, 2014

      Safilo shares suspended as Gucci ends licence deal

      Share trading in Safilo, an Italian eyewear company, was suspended on Wednesday after it was announced that its licence with...

    16. July 30, 2014

      Luxury group Kering beats forecasts

      Kering, the luxury and lifestyle group, reported better-than-expected sales during the second quarter as growth of its...

    17. Material World

      July 30, 2014

      Kering says Gucci will have a brighter second half

      Those ubiquitous double-G Gucci bags are not whirring retailers’ cash registers as they once used to. Sales at Gucci, the...

    18. July 25, 2014

      Sharp new looks for the exercise class

      As ready-to-wear designers continue to poach elements from the streamlined world of sportswear, a clutch of independent...

    19. June 27, 2014

      Carlos Jereissati, Iguatemi chief executive

      Carlos Jereissati, 42, is chief executive of Iguatemi, which owns the eponymous shopping mall chain in Brazil. Suit by Gucci...

    20. June 27, 2014

      Milan spring/summer 2015 menswear shows

      Does anyone look to shows with an eye for trends any more? There was a time when designers dictated the colour of the season...

    21. June 24, 2014

      Milan Fashion Week: menswear report 3

      No matter how fanciful, clothing should have a purpose. At Gucci, the overt theme was nautical. It was there in the...

    22. June 22, 2014

      Luxury brands battle to stay in fashion in South Korea

      Kwak Ji-yoon, a 42-year-old South Korean housewife, used to be a loyal customer of Louis Vuitton but she does not buy LV...

    23. June 13, 2014

      Boom or hype? The truth about menswear

      It’s a simple question: how important is menswear to the main fashion labels? It seems timely, too, since this weekend sees...

    24. Material World

      June 11, 2014

      Lost in translation: how language barriers might affect a luxury brand’s 'temperature'

      I read an interesting note to investors from the luxury analysts at Exane BNP Paribas last week, exploring the idea of...

    25. June 1, 2014

      A lesson from kindergarten on executives’ bonuses

      Last week in the duty-free shop at Stansted airport, I was idly trying on sunglasses and wondering why so many had lenses...

    26. Material World

      May 29, 2014

      The battle for cyber real estate hots up in the luxury world

      In a world where online control of both brand name and territory is considered increasingly essential, it is of little...

    27. May 16, 2014

      Why floral prints – with an unsettling twist – are blossoming

      What: Everything’s coming up roses – and peonies and orchids and tulips and primroses. Yes, there’s a veritable seed...

    28. Material World

      May 11, 2014

      Part lll: Sub-Saharan Africa

      Dismissed for decades by the industry, it has only been in the past 18 months that sub-Saharan Africa has really started...

    29. May 11, 2014

      Kering’s Marco Bizzarri has the billion-euro touch

      In April, Francois Henri Pinault, head of French luxury group Kering, confirmed months of rumours about a shake up in the...

    30. May 11, 2014

      Traditional luxury markets benefit as China slows

      After five years of rapid growth driven by voracious Chinese demand, the luxury industry is experiencing a cold blast of...

    31. FT Tech Hub

      May 7, 2014

      Online shopping with Chinese characteristics

      Alibaba, which filed for its US IPO on Tuesday, is frequently called the Amazon or eBay of China. But while there may be...

    32. Material World

      May 6, 2014

      China vs North America: did luxury freak out too soon?

      All the hoo-has recently over North America retaking China as the source of luxury growth may be greatly exaggerated—at...

    33. Material World

      April 24, 2014

      Kering's first quarter results are in - and there are some big changes afoot

      The fashion industry is rooted in constant, cyclical evolution. Nowhere is this truer than at major player Kering, where...

    34. April 14, 2014

      Bigger, better brands

      Lonsdale is not usually mentioned in the same breath as Gucci or Burberry. But a few years ago, Sports Direct’s best-known...

    35. April 4, 2014

      Power Dressing: Stephen Bayley

      Stephen Bayley, 62, is a critic on design and culture, and a consultant on design exhibitions. Along with Terence Conran, he...

    36. March 28, 2014

      The enduring appeal of Italian menswear

      I was there at the beginning, when Italian men’s fashion started its soft-shoe shuffle towards world domination. I had just...

    37. March 28, 2014

      Fornasetti and the Italian design houses seeking brand success

      Milan’s Triennale Design Museum had a sleeper hit this past winter. Twenty years in the planning, a stunning but little...

    38. March 26, 2014

      Pomellato buyout boosts cult jewellery brand for independent women

      A big trend in recent years in fine jewellery has been consolidation, as conglomerates have bought up independent brands....

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