Italian luxury group Prada SpA is considering seeking at least $1 billion from a second listing in Milan and is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc on early preparations, Bloomberg News reported on August 12.
Results on August 9 showed Ralph Lauren and Capri Holdings (owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo) beating Q1 earnings estimates on buoyant demand for luxury as affluent shoppers shrugged off inflation.
Kering’s unstoppable Balenciaga brand has a giant new market to target. On August 4, Reliance Brands Limited said it has signed a strategic deal with the “hottest global luxury brand” to bring it to the Indian market.
The founder and largest shareholder at Italy's Tod's has decided to launch a takeover offer on the luxury shoemaker with the aim of delisting it from the Milan stock exchange, the family holding company said Wednesday.
SMCP unveiled an all-time H1 sales record with its results on the first day of August, driven by “strong momentum in Europe and Americas”, something other premium and luxury firms have also talked of.
Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder Cos Inc is reportedly in talks to acquire ultra-luxury brand Tom Ford. If it does, it could be a $3 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal said at the start of August, citing sources.
Luxury outerwear giant Moncler has reported a currency-neutral 46% surge in sales for the first half of 2022, helped by growth in both the US and Europe even though key luxury market China saw a slowdown.
Gucci was back in top spot in Q2 as the Lyst Index showed a surge in popularity on the back of its Adidas collab. In fact, collaborations were hot this quarter, while summer items, Diesel and 'naked' dresses also surged.
After recently acquiring Byredo, the Spanish group has once again reached for its wallet and acquired a majority stake in the natural cosmetics firm founded by Johana Sanint, who will remain at the helm of the brand.
Multi-brand retail business Shoppers Stop reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 22.83 crore in the first quarter of the 2023 financial year, a significant jump from its net loss of Rs 104.89 crore a year prior.