*Swatch Group seen posting weak H1 results this week. ZURICH, July 21- Swatch Group chief Nick Hayek has already spent months playing down the likely impact of Apple Inc's long-rumored iWatch launch, but that may not deter further questions on the issue when the Swiss watchmaker delivers results this week.» Read More
May 22- Balenciaga, the Paris fashion house, has sued Steven Madden Ltd, accusing the footwear and accessories maker of trademark violations by copying the styling of its best-known handbag, known as a "motorcycle bag."
U.S. cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden Inc said it is evaluating strategic alternatives, sending its shares down 16 percent after the bell.
May 2- Estee Lauder Cos Inc, known for its Clinique and MAC brands, raised its earnings forecast for the full year, driven by the launch of new skin care and makeup products. Estee Lauder said it expects global prestige beauty, to which the company belongs, to grow about 3 to 4 percent in 2014..
BASEL, Switzerland, April 6- A recent advert from luxury watchmaker Omega shows a large, technologically-advanced timepiece. These customers' interest has waned little despite economic fluctuations- though the recent financial crisis hurt sales, it was followed by a stronger rebound that was driven by demand in China.
Lululemon Athletica forecast lower-than-expected current-quarter results, after posting a profit that was almost unchanged from a year earlier.
Tiffany reported a loss in the fourth quarter, due primarily to losing an arbitration ruling involving The Swatch Group.
Nike reported third-quarter earnings of 76 cents per share on revenue of $6.97 billion, outpacing Street estimates.
Allegra Perry, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, says currency movements have had a negative effect on luxury brands' earnings.
Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider in the latest purchase by a luxury brand of a partner that supplies top quality materials.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes a tour through Abu Dhabi's luxury goods market as high end brands open stores in the emirate.
Andrew Keith, President of Lane Crawford describes how the luxury firm is enjoying strong demand from Chinese customers.
Spanx founder and inventor Sara Blakely shares that she started her multibillion-dollar business by cutting the feet out of control-top pantyhose. She was selling fax machines when she came up with the idea for Spanx. Blakely is the reason you have to be bullish on America, says Warren Buffett.
Sara Blakely, Spanx founder & inventor, shares her story of how she founded her multi-billion dollar business.
It's not your imagination. That shirt you recently bought is wearing out faster than others you purchased years ago. It's all part of cost cutting.
Pastels, cutouts and florals ruled the runway as Fashion Week kicked off in New York, showcasing the latest looks for the spring 2014 season.
Toby Iles, Economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit says a boost in household income will drive growth in Asia's luxury market. Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia joins in the discussion.
Li & Fung has long been on the cutting edge of globalization, chasing cheap labor to garment factories first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, including Bangladesh.
Jake Bronstein says he's discovered a largely untapped vein of demand for premium, American-made men's underwear.
Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.
Allegra Perry, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, tells CNBC that Burberry are experiencing high quality growth and they could experience some small upgrades in the market.