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    1. July 29, 2015

      Jane Birkin demands Hermès remove her name from crocodile bag

      British singer and actress Jane Birkin has demanded that her name be removed from one of luxury brand Hermès’ most...

    2. July 2, 2015

      Banker pay rebounds but only for a few

      Bank chief executives’ pay is rapidly returning to pre-crisis levels — but only if your name happens to be Jamie Dimon...

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    1. June 14, 2015

      Movers & shakers: June 15

      Lesley Williams is to become the first woman to chair the National Association of Pension Funds, which represents more...

    2. June 13, 2015

      Cross-collecting in Chelsea

      Masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea, LondonJune 25-July 1 masterpiecefair.com Masterpiece returns for its sixth edition...

    3. May 21, 2015

      Deutsche Bank reshuffle confirms Anshu Jain at heart of strategy

      Deutsche Bank has unveiled a wide-ranging management reshuffle as part of its effort to convince investors that it will...

    4. May 17, 2015

      Fund houses back the boss too often

      BlackRock, Aberdeen and Schroders are among six asset managers ShareAction, the investor rights charity, has accused of...

    5. March 27, 2015

      Luxury goods: differentiation rules

      Hermès enjoins the world to see 2015 with the eye of the flâneur, a kind of carefree social observer. That could also...

    6. March 19, 2015

      La Montre Hermès: watch collection was a decade in the making

      La Montre Hermès is the latest fine watchmaker to achieve “vertical integration” — bringing its supply chain in-house —...

    7. March 12, 2015

      Mulberry bags new chief executive

      Beleaguered British luxury brand Mulberry has appointed Thierry Andretta, one of the company’s independent...

    8. March 9, 2015

      Hermès — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

      The arrival of Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski at Hermès has been one of quiet but earnest anticipation: the French-born...

    9. March 4, 2015

      Eurostar sale raises £757m for Treasury

      The Treasury has sold its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar cross-Channel train service for £585m, almost twice the sum...

    10. February 12, 2015

      Birkin bag weathers luxury storms as Hermès forecasts sales slowdown

      Hermès has forecast a slowdown in sales this year as a result of a more complicated trading environment characterised...

    11. February 4, 2015

      LVMH: popping corks

      A day for champagne at LVMH. Sales of the fizzy stuff (and wine) rose 6 per cent last year, helping to cushion the blow...

    12. November 6, 2014

      Hermès boosts sales despite China slowdown

      Hermès showed resilience in the face of the slowdown in global luxury as it posted double-digit sales growth during the...

    13. October 31, 2014

      US factors in a correction as prices begin to fall

      When is a bubble not a bubble? The question is prompted by recent suggestions that high-yield bond markets are showing...

    14. October 3, 2014

      Trends from Paris Fashion Week

      Ever increasing circles Circles of all sizes appeared at the shows – in micro dots, eyelet details (Chloe), lacy...

    15. September 26, 2014

      Maison Hermès opens in Shanghai

      Think of the luxury market in China these days, and the chances are that you would expect the world’s leading brands to...

    16. September 19, 2014

      China luxury: diamonds in the rough

      Diamonds are forever, and the Chinese like to plan long term. This week, De Beers said 2013 was a record year for...

    17. 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...

    18. September 4, 2014

      Economists react to ECB rate cut

      The European Central Bank has gone further than was expected in its attempt to counter the threat of stagnation across...

    19. September 3, 2014

      Q&A: Hermès, LVMH and the war of the handbags

      Peace has broken out in a war of the handbags that followed LVMH’s stake building in rival Hermès. Here is a guide to...

    20. September 3, 2014

      LVMH and Hermès: best of friends

      Time to clap along with Pharrell Williams – everybody is, at last, happy. Peace has broken out in the tense and...

    21. September 3, 2014

      LVMH and Hermès strike peace deal to end handbag war

      LVMH has given up the fight for Hermès, ending a bitter four-year battle between the luxury industry’s Goliath and its...

    22. April 29, 2014

      Hermès bags better than expected results

      Hermès, the French luxury goods maker, reported strong sales during the first three months of the year, outperforming...

    23. April 24, 2014

      Investors starting to look at commodities again

      After several tough years, investors are once again starting to warm to commodities. That is the view of one of the...

    24. March 23, 2014

      Bondholders’ rights and returns diluted

      Could the days of equity-like returns from high-yield bonds be over? Recent modifications to the terms of issue may...

    25. March 20, 2014

      Luxury goods: handbagged

      The hard edge of soft luxury was in evidence on Thursday. Hermès, the French fashion group, reported revenue growth of...

    26. March 20, 2014

      Hermès profits rise in the face of softening market

      Hermès said that profitability at the French luxury goods group would shrink this year as a weak Japanese yen dragged...

    27. March 4, 2014

      Hermès counts on Axel Dumas to guard family business

      Hermès is back under family control, at least when it comes to chief executives. Last month, sixth-generation Axel...

    28. March 2, 2014

      Movers & shakers: March 3

      ● Tony Fenner-Leitão has resigned as chief executive of Winton Capital, the $25bn hedge fund, after deciding to...

    29. January 15, 2014

      Burberry: getting noisy

      Luxury brands are meant to exude an air of cool, considered, unruffled sophistication. Burberry’s shares do just the...

    30. November 6, 2013

      Hermès raises full-year revenue forecast

      Hermès, the French luxury goods company, raised its full-year revenue forecast as sales in the three months to the end...

    31. August 30, 2013

      European luxury groups defy slowdown fears

      European luxury goods groups shrugged off fears of a slowdown as top brands Hermès, Salvatore Ferragamo and Brunello...

    32. August 23, 2013

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy: Cineworld Group (CINE) With rising admissions and higher spend per customer, Cineworld ticks all the right boxes,...

    33. August 16, 2013

      Step out in Mediterranean sandals

      From catwalks to urban sidewalks, the Mediterranean sandal, with its artisanal feel, vegetable tanned leather and...

    34. July 18, 2013

      Publicis and Hermes boost European stocks

      European equity market gains were helped by earnings results with strong second-quarter showings for Publicis Group,...

    35. July 18, 2013

      Hermès bolstered by rising sales across markets

      Hermès, the French luxury goods company, said strong growth in all of its main markets helped boost second-quarter...

    36. June 19, 2013

      Hermès challenges LVMH’s ‘illicit’ stakebuilding

      Hermès International, the Paris-based luxury goods group, has stepped up the pressure on LVMH, its unwelcome...

    37. June 5, 2013

      Hermès and LVMH: best of enemies

      The handbag wars are growing nastier by the day. The story so far: French luxury goods group LVMH has built up a 22 per...

    38. June 4, 2013

      Incoming Hermès chief Axel Dumas rounds on LVMH

      Axel Dumas, who is set to head luxury goods group Hermès, vowed to take the fight against rival LVMH into the next...

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