Puma Becomes Luxury Brand

French luxury goods group PPR, owner of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, has agreed to buy a 27.1-percent stake in German sportswear manufacturer Puma and …

Madonna to Create New Fashion Line

Madonna has teamed up with Hennes & Mauritz to create the “M by Madonna” women’s wear collection. The limited-edition, 30-piece collection will debut at H&M …

Luxury Image Increases Burberry Sales

Pushing its luxury brand image and a “more centralised creative direction” made Burberry’s 150th year of trading a success, with strong performances across all divisions …

Kenzo to Debut in Indian Luxury Market

Genesis Colors, popular for its high-end fashion label Satya Paul, is in advanced negotiations with LVMH Group for bringing luxury apparel and perfume brand Kenzo to India. “Discussions …

Jacques Courtin-Clarins Dies at 85

Jacques Courtin-Clarins, the founder and chairman of the Clarins Groupe, a French company that produces luxury skin-care products and makeup under the brand names Clarins, Thierry Mugler, Azzaro and Stella …