| 12 Sep 2000
The British clothing industry is suffering from overseas competition, crippling exchange rates and poor high street sales. In an attempt to cope with hard times and carve out a new market for itself, the Crombie company has taken to the streets with its travelling tailors.
| 9 Dec 2010
Raphael le Masne de Chermont has been executive chairman of Hong Kong-based Shanghai Tang - China's leading luxury lifestyle brand - since 2001. Not only is he the driving force behind the brand's global expansion, but he is a veteran of both Asia and the luxury goods sector. Here, le Masne de Chermont speaks to Marie-Hélène Corbin about the potential and pitfalls of the luxury market in China.
| 7 May 2014
Luxury products group Labelux has named Gavin Haig as chief executive officer of its iconic British brand Belstaff.
| 12 Nov 2013
Swiss-based luxury goods business Richemont is to step up investment in its brands, ruling out rumours that it is seeking to sell some of them off in the near future.
| 18 Oct 2013
Swiss luxury goods company Richemont has declined to comment on reports it is looking for potential buyers for its Chloe fashion label.
| 15 Aug 2013
Asia, particularly China, will continue to drive growth in the luxury market despite a slight slowdown in recent years, according to new research.
| 21 May 2013
Swiss luxury goods company Richemont has announced the resignation of Marty Wikstrom, the chief executive officer of its fashion and accessories business.
| 16 May 2013
Swiss luxury goods company Richemont has reported a 30% increase in full-year profit, driven by favourable exchange rates and higher sales.
| 23 Apr 2013
Switzerland-based luxury goods company Richemont is expected to record substantial profit growth for the year to 31 March, thanks to favourable exchange rates.
| 22 Jan 2013
Sales growth at luxury goods business Richemont slowed to 5% in the third quarter, with Asia Pacific revenues flat at constant currencies.
| 7 Jan 2013
UK shirt maker Thomas Pink has appointed Andrew Merriman as its new chief financial officer.
| 9 Nov 2012
Two joint CEOs will take the place of current Richemont boss Johann Rupert when he steps down from the post next year, the luxury goods company has announced.
| 9 Nov 2012
Luxury goods group Richemont posted major increases in first-half earnings and sales, buoyed by favourable exchange rates, successful launches and strong pricing.
| 21 Sep 2012
US-based luxury apparel business Peter Millar has been sold to luxury goods group Richemont by private equity firm Winona Capital Management.
| 14 Oct 2010
Accessories company Coach has made a number of senior management changes in Asia as it seeks to drive expansion in the region.
| 31 Aug 2010
Richemont-owned fashion house Chloé has appointed former Liberty chief executive Geoffroy de La Bourdonnaye as its new CEO.
| 28 May 2010
Luxury goods group Richemont SA says it continues to face "plenty of challenges" after posting a 44% drop in full-year profit, despite signs of an uptick in demand in the last two months.
| 26 May 2010
Andrew Merriman, credited with playing a key role in the turnaround of retailer Tie Rack, has joined Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes in the new position of COO.
| 10 May 2010
Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.
| 6 Apr 2010
Luxury goods group Richemont has agreed to buy online fashion portal Net-a-Porter in a deal which values the business at GBP350m (US$530m).
| 22 Mar 2010
UK and US authorities have unveiled what is believed to be one of the biggest seizures of counterfeit apparel in British history.
| 8 Jan 2010
Apparel sourcing giant Hembly International Holdings Limited is changing its name to New Environmental Energy Holdings Limited to reflect its diversification into waste treatment and renewable energy and services.
| 9 Sep 2009
Piperlime.com, the online shoes and handbags site owned by US retail giant Gap Inc, has expanded its line-up with the addition of women’s apparel.
| 9 Sep 2009
Luxury goods group Richemont, which owns the Chloé fashion brand has posted a 16% drop in sales for the first five months of its financial year, but says the rate of decline is slowing.
| 29 Oct 2008
Italian fashion group Aeffe SpA is to take its Alberta Ferretti and Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti brands to Korea through a franchise agreement with SE International.
| 22 Oct 2008
Luxury goods group Richemont is to focus solely on its high-end consumer brands after the company completed the spin-off of its stake in British American Tobacco (BAT).
| 10 Oct 2008
Shareholders in Compagnie Financière Richemont SA voted yesterday (9 October) to spin off its Richemont luxury goods business as part of a planned restructuring of the firm.
| 10 Sep 2008
Luxury goods group Richemont SA has continued to post double-digit sales rises despite the economic slowdown – but the company is warning that the good times may not last.
| 16 May 2008
Current Christian Dior Couture COO Claus-Dietrich Lahrs is to be the new CEO of Hugo Boss, replacing Bruno Saelzer, the company has confirmed.
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