BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
The Savigny Luxury Index regained some of the ground it had lost over June and July, increasing by 2.2 percent in August on the back of positive results announcements. The MSCI World Index also gained 2.2 percent as the debate over US interest rate rise rumbles on.
Laney Crowell, executive director of online global communications at Estée Lauder, says take the time to build a foundation. Sometimes, the slower you go, the faster you will get there.
The Savigny Luxury Index continued its upward ascent gaining over two percent this month, driven by positive newsflow and reassured prospects for the Chinese economy.
The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leaped by 3.5 percent last month, as the feel-good factor returned to the luxury sector, underpinned by strong results announcements and positive market reaction to repositioning strategies.
NEW YORK, United States —The $27 billion cosmetics giant is on the verge of its longest stretch without a purchase in at least 19 years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The New York-based company hasn’t announced any acquisitions since Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics Inc. in May 2010.
NEW YORK, United States — Aerin and Jane Lauder, the granddaughters of Estee Lauder, the late founder of the beauty products company that bears her name, have become billionaires amid a bull market for cosmetics companies.
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NEW YORK, United States — Estée Lauder's fourth-quarter net income jumped 84 percent, as revenue growth in all geographic regions and several product categories buoyed the makeup and skin care company.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Estee Lauder
Frida Giannini: Gucci’s Shanghai express (Telegraph) “Gucci’s first two shops on the Chinese mainland opened in Beijing and Shanghai in 1997, three years after Tom Ford started to transform the brand. Today there are 53 stores across 33 cities, and counting. So it is not surprising that Giannini has decided to spend some time getting to know Shanghai before continuing on to Seoul in South Korea for a store opening
The Make or Break Season (New York Times) “The age of the young designer, however, may be coming to an end.” Zara’s Inditex latest to join the stampede to open India stores (The Spectator) Zara, the Spanish fast fashion chain, will open in India. Monique Lhuillier’s New Lower-Priced Gowns (WSJ) Responding to the requests of retailers, Monique Lhuillier will now offer evening gowns that will retail around $2,500. Lauder