L’Oreal SA and Unilever were among 11 companies fined a total of 951.2 million euros ($1.17 billion) by France’s antitrust regulator over allegations of a conspiracy to rig the prices of products.
The hottest trend at France’s second-biggest luxury group this season: Executive departures as the owner tightens the reins. Asset sales may be next on the runway.
French fashion companies Vivarte SAS and Camaieu International SAS are seeking to amend the terms of their loans amid a slump in retail sales.
Arnaud de Lummen has built a successful business resurrecting dormant fashion brands and selling them to investors. But many attempts at brand revivals have met with mixed results. What does it take to successfully resuscitate a dormant brand? And is it worth it?
The second capsule collection by Mosaert, the brand started by Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae, whose videos have attracted hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, is set to launch at Paris concept store Colette. BoF speaks exclusively with the Belgian artist and stylist Coralie Barbier about building a fashion brand rooted in music.
The French, English and even Arabic editions of the world’s most elite fashion magazines are bending over backwards to speak to the rising flow of Chinese tourists in their own language.
Paris’s most-famous avenue, the Champs-Élysées, needs a facelift. That’s the verdict of building owners and retailers located on the street. They are now trying to convince the city of Paris that the avenue is ripe for refurbishment 20 years after its last renovation.