Articles Tagged ‘Milton Pedraza’


Swatch Group’s back-pedaling productions slowed by Comco

July 16, 2013

Swatch Group’s recent distribution limitation of certain mechanical movements and assortments by the Swiss Federal Competition Commission, or Comco, allows rival watchmakers to continue operations largely unimpeded and without any urgent reason to research and develop their own production techniques.

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LVMH purchase of Loro Piana to yield global cashmere dominance

July 10, 2013

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s $2.6 billion deal for 80 percent control of Italian cashmere giant Loro Piana will give the French luxury conglomerate an iron lock on the entire supply chain.

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Hermès fires back at LVMH, deepens tangled feud

June 21, 2013

Family-owned Hermès filed a lawsuit against luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton in an attempt to cancel complex derivatives that allowed Dior’s parent to build up its ownership of Hermès.

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Leveraged buyout of Saks to weigh on future owner’s intentions

May 23, 2013

If Saks Inc. goes through with the leveraged buyout of its company, the result could either spur international growth of the retailer or hollow out the company depending on the buyer’s intentions.

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Richemont’s Asia focus drives full-year sales up 14pc

May 17, 2013

Richemont is attributing its full-year sales increase to demand in China and Asia-Pacific, contributions from currencies and exchange rates and the broad growth from its brands across all regions.

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Going public could bring more innovation, long-term growth for Neiman Marcus

May 8, 2013

If Neiman Marcus Group Inc.’s private-equity owners decide to launch an initial public offering of the company, it could mean more innovation and long-term growth for its department stores.

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75pc of affluent consumers would buy luxury brand’s mainstream extension: Luxury Institute

May 3, 2013

Most affluent consumers will continue to purchase from a luxury brand that offers a mainstream line, according to a new report from the Luxury Institute.

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What Cartier’s China-based trademark win means for luxury marketers

April 15, 2013

Richemont-owned Cartier’s recent win with a trademark infringement lawsuit against China-based companies indicates that luxury marketers should not ignore threats to brand equity in the country and send a message to counterfeiters.

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Bentley’s showrooms, Flying Spur propelled Q1 units sold 25pc

April 12, 2013

British automaker Bentley Motors reported a 25 percent increase in units sold during the first quarter of 2013 due to the release of the Flying Spur and eight new dealerships.

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Should luxury marketers grow their UAE retail presence?

April 1, 2013

Kering-owned Saint Laurent Paris’ plans for a new flagship store in United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi will help the French fashion house strengthen customer relationships in a market with concentrated wealth.

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