LVMH sees improvement, London retail recovers, Buyers flock to eco fabrics, Lacroix and leisure, Avedon’s legacy

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Improved Revenue Trends for LVMH in the Third Quarter (Reuters) “LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world`s leading luxury products group,achieved revenue of €11.9 billion in the first nine months of 2009, comparable with the same period in 2008. The Group delivered a resilient performance in Europe and continues to show strong momentum in Asia, particularly in China.” London sales soar 7.5% on weak comps (Drapers)

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Yohji files for bankruptcy, Bulgari sees improvement, US retailers gain, Uniqlo boom, Lacroix offer on table

Yohji Yamamoto

Designer Yamamoto files for bankruptcy protection (AP) “Japanese fashion design house Yohji Yamamoto said Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection, citing slumping sales amid a global downturn.” Bulgari CEO Says Sales Are Improving, Led by Asia, Handbags (Bloomberg) “Bulgari SpA, the world’s third- largest jeweler, said sales improved in the second part of the year, led by gains in Asia, its biggest market,

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