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  • A model walks the runway during the Christian Dior show at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week at the Musée Rodin on July 7, 2014 in Paris, France.

    LVMH plans to buy out minority shareholders in Christian Dior, a transaction aimed at boosting LVMH's earnings.

  • PARIS, April 18- A jump in luxury cosmetic sales at L'Oreal offset a weak first quarter for several of the French company's other divisions, with overall like-for-like revenues 4.2 percent higher, slightly above forecasts. L'Oreal, which produces Maybelline make-up and Garnier shampoo, said that demand for its mass-market consumer products was slow to pick up...

  • PARIS, April 11- Shares in LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods group, hit a record high on Tuesday after the French company beat sales forecasts in the first quarter and said demand from Chinese customers had picked up. Shares in LVMH- whose array of brands ranges from fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior to watchmaker TAG Heuer and jeweller Bulgari-...

  • Closer look at the luxury watch market

    Giles English, co-founder of Bremont, says desire for luxury watches remains even though China's anti-graft campaign has affected the Hong Kong market.

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry has agreed to license its fragrances and cosmetics business to Coty for $162 million, plus a $63 million payment for inventory, in a deal that will help it develop new products and give it the benefit of the U.S. group's extensive distribution network. Best known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • Burberry said it would transfer its beauty business to Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus royalty payments and grow the division.

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would transfer its beauty business to U.S. group Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus ongoing royalty payments and grow the division. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's fragrances include My Burberry and Mr Burberry and it has expanded into cosmetics in recent...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • Ralph Lauren a cheap stock, believe in their strcture plan

    Alexis Dawance, head of equities at MFM Mirante, discusses the reasoning behind his stock picks of Autoliv and Ralph Lauren.

  • PARIS, March 20- French luxury goods company LVMH has agreed to buy a majority stake in French independent perfume house Maison Francis Kurkdjian as it expands in fast-growing niche luxury fragrances. LVMH did not disclose financial terms of the deal with Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which was founded in 2009 by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and its Chief...

  • PARIS, March 20- French luxury group LVMH has agreed to buy a majority stake in French independent perfume house Maison Francis Kurkdjian as it expands in fast-growing niche luxury fragrances. LVMH did not disclose financial terms of the deal with Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which was created in 2009 by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and its chief executive...

  • *Sales of under $500, gold jewelry rise. March 17- Tiffany& Co reported fourth-quarter profit ahead of analysts' estimates as it sold more jewelry in Japan and China, sending shares to a 19- month high in morning trading on Friday. Sales in Japan were bolstered by the brand exposure Tiffany got through a popular television show last year and a strong yen helped boost...

  • Adriana Lima: I feel more beautiful now

    Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima talks about the more than 18 years she's spent working with lingerie brand Victoria's Secret.

  • Virtually try on clothes in these AR dressing rooms

    Ari Bloom of Avametric talks about how "3D content creation" technology allows customers to virtually sample clothes without setting foot in a dressing room.

  • Moncler beats expectations

    Class CNBC's Claudia Pensotti reports from Milan on the details of luxury clothing brand Moncler's positive earnings data.

  • About time for Chinese to find own fashion identity: Grace Chen

    Fashion designer Grace Chen talks about designing for a broader audience and her design aesthetic.