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John Galliano to pay Dior symbolic sum for wrongful dismissal claim

November 4, 2014

Former creative director of French couture house Christian Dior, John Galliano, has been ordered to pay an undisclosed sum to his former employers in the wake of his dismissal in 2011.

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LVMH sets a date for Hermès share distribution

November 3, 2014

Luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has announced its plans to distribute all of its shares of Hermès International on Dec. 17.

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Luxury brands look elsewhere after UK counterfeit victory

October 30, 2014

Luxury conglomerate Richemont recently won a significant court decision against counterfeits in the United Kingdom, but could such a ruling ever arrive in the United States?

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Hong Kong protests flare, set up showdown

September 29, 2014

The protests in Hong Kong that began late last week and have grown more contentious may upend the city’s stability.

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Prada designer faces renewed tax investigation

September 29, 2014

Italian tax authorities are investigating past filings of Miuccia Prada Bianchi and her husband Patrizio Bertelli.

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Luxury brands look to courts, crowdsourcing to fight counterfeits

September 29, 2014

The fight against counterfeits is a never-ending struggle, exacerbated by the global, online marketplace.

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Audi expands self-piloted vehicle research with new California law

September 18, 2014

German automaker Audi will have the opportunity to expand its autonomous driving initiatives to California following new state laws that will ease the ability to test self-driving vehicles.

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Saks employees’ arrest for identity theft will not tarnish retailer’s image

September 15, 2014

Following the arrest of a handful of employees on charges of credit card theft, what should department store chain Saks Fifth Avenue do going forward?

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Key takeaways from the Hermès and LVMH legal battle

September 5, 2014

The settlement of the feud between luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and leather goods maker Hermès benefits both parties, but what does it mean for other independently-owned luxury brands?

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LVMH and eBay settle lengthy legal battle over counterfeit goods

July 17, 2014

Luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and online auctioneer eBay have settled a long-standing court battle over the selling of knock-off goods.

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