Experts doubt that Gucci has much to lose no matter what the outcome of its trademark-infringement battle with mass apparel brand Guess, but the question of whether or not the Italian fashion label is being overzealous is still up for debate.
Mobile application developers have been put on notice by the state of California and a handful of mobile platforms that they need to be more forthcoming about the data they are collecting from users.
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s courtship of leathergoods maker Hermès is not a secret, nor is it subtle. Conglomerate chairman Bernard Arnault claims his motive is not to take over Hermès, but if this is true, what exactly is it that he wants?
With its planned acquisition of Italian label Brioni, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent owner PPR has made clear its interest in a market segment where it sees much potential: luxury menswear.
Swiss watchmaker Hublot is actively fighting the battle against counterfeits by using Wisekey technology to protect products.
Auberge Resorts has added Hotel Jerome to its small curated list of luxury hotels in a move that will increase the brand’s access to the world of affluent skiing enthusiasts.
Hermes is still fighting against what it sees as unfriendly advances from LVMH and has recently been allowed to sell shares to a private holding company rather than publicly. Therefore, experts believe that an acquisition by LVMH is not inevitable.
Following a lengthy trial in Parisian courts, former Christian Dior creative director John Galliano has been found guilty of a hate crime for an act committed in February. This is leading industry experts to wonder whether or not his reign in the luxury industry is over.
A preliminary injunction was made last week in the Christian Louboutin-Yves Saint Laurent case claiming that the former did not exclusively own the rights for red shoe-soles. But what does this mean for Louboutin’s trademark style?
Footwear manufacturer Christian Louboutin may be well-known for its use of red soles on its designs, but the jury is still out on whether or not its recent lawsuit against rival fashion house Yves Saint Laurent is plausible, or if this could actually open the door for more lawsuits.