French luxury group Kering, Richemont's Cartier, and the Responsible Jewellery Council have teamed up to set environmental targets for watches and jewellery activities, challenging the industry to commit to them too.
Kering’s eyewear business has announced a partnership with Chloé. Kering Eyewear will design, produce, and distribute eyewear for Chloé (Richemont), taking over from its previous partner Marchon Group.
At the presentation of the luxury group's annual results, boss François-Henri Pinault said there is no acquisition on the cards at the moment, the priority being ensuring the growth of Kering's own labels.
The news published by Bloomberg about a possible takeover of the down jacket label by the French luxury group fuelled plenty of speculations. FashionNetwork.com analyses the operation’s potential impact.
Jewellery is a booming, sought-after sector, as shown by LVMH’s recent bid for Tiffany & Co. FashionNetwork looks into the advantages and potential of an industry still little-known and underexploited by luxury groups.
The company set up from scratch in 2014 by luxury group Kering, the industry’s first to internalise its eyewear business, is about to top the €500 million revenue mark, and says it isn’t interested in Safilo.