PARIS, France — Gucci owner Kering SA will consider acquiring sports and lifestyle brands in three years, as it assesses the performance of its Puma brand, Chief Executive Officer Francois-Henri Pinault said.
PARIS, France — Puma SE, Europe’s second-largest sporting-goods maker, ruled out a rapid recovery as it reported a slump in full-year profit.
PARIS, France — Kering, formerly called PPR, said it expects net income this year to drop “very significantly,” hurt by one-time charges related to its Puma brand and from costs related to its sale of mail-order business La Redoute.
Baroque Japan — owner of womenswear brands including Moussy, Sly, Rodeo Crowns, Shelter, Black and Rienda — has a new Chinese majority shareholder, which already owns some 25 percent of the Chinese footwear market and aims to create one of the biggest fashion retailers in Asia. JapanConsuming reports.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Puma SE, Europe’s second-largest sporting goods maker, reported quarterly profit that declined more than analysts estimated as sales fell in all regions.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Makers of outdoor goods from ski jackets to tents and walking trousers are using international expansion, fashionable new products and the financial clout and expertise of big investors as they battle a slowdown in Europe.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Bjoern Gulden turned round Danish jewelry maker Pandora A/S in a little more than a year. Working his charm at Puma SE will be a tougher task after Europe’s second-biggest sporting-goods maker cut its profit guidance.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Puma SE revised its outlook for 2013 revenue and profit lower after reporting first-quarter earnings that trailed analysts’ estimates, saying weaker consumer demand in Europe hurt its business.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Puma SE, Europe’s second-largest sporting-goods maker, appointed Pandora A/S leader Bjoern Gulden as chief executive officer after a four-month search.