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Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.
Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.
PARIS (Reuters) - French upmarket department store Printemps said it had suffered a 25-30 percent slump in sales over the last four weeks as a result of the "yellow vest" anti-government protests.
China's online giants Alibaba and JD.com are taking their battle for relevance in the lucrative luxury goods market to a new level, as they aim to crack e-commerce tie-ups with top brands that usually shun selling through third parties.
Casino's upmarket Monoprix supermarket chain said the start of its partnership with Amazon Prime's delivery service for Paris had been better than expected – an alliance that could prove crucial for debt-ridden Casino's fortunes.
PARIS (Reuters) - The historic Lutetia hotel, where Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso once stayed, will re-open in July after a 200 million-euro (176 million pounds) revamp aimed at making it fit to take on the fierce competition in Paris.
PARIS (Reuters) - Nowhere is fashion a bigger business than in France - and President Emmanuel Macron intends to keep it that way.
PARIS (Reuters) - Fear of Islamist attacks kept foreign tourists away from Paris and the Riviera last year, costing French hoteliers an estimated 650 million euros in lost revenue, the head of hotel research firm MKG told Reuters on Tuesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Fast Retailing's Uniqlo has signed tennis star Novak Djokovic to a five-year contract in an attempt to increase its brand appeal among European and U.S.-based shoppers as the company looks to expand outside its home market of Japan.
PARIS (Reuters) - Doctors have advised appointing a guardian to oversee the affairs of the 88-year-old L'Oreal heiress, a French newspaper said on Tuesday, in a twist to a legal feud that could affect the running of the cosmetics giant.