Kering 1H 2017 results: consolidated revenue: €7,296.2 million, up 28.2% as reported, 26.5% on a comparable basis

London, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — First-half consolidated revenue: €7,296.2 million, up 28.2% as reported, 26.5% on a comparable basis Luxury activities: up 29.7% as reported, 28.3% on a comparable basis Sport & Lifestyle activities: up 16.1% as reported, 14.3% on a comparable basis Recurring operating income: €1,274.1 million, up 57.1% Sharp rise in operating […]

Brioni welcomes Nina-Maria Nitsche as its new Creative Director

London, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brioni and Kering are pleased to announce the appointment of Nina-Maria Nitsche as Creative Director of the House, effective 15 June 2017. Nina-Maria Nitsche will have creative responsibility of the House’s collections and image. Nina-Maria Nitsche joined Maison Martin Margiela in 1989. For the following 23 years, she […]

Kering achieved record performance in 1Q 2017

London, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —  “Kering achieved a record performance in the first three months of the year, posting a sharp acceleration in sales growth.  Benefitting from somewhat more favorable market conditions, our strong delivery primarily stems from meticulous execution of our strategy and the creative audacity of our Houses. In a climate […]

Kering names Isabelle Huppert as the 2017 face of Women in Motion

London, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering, official partner to the Festival de Cannes, has chosen Isabelle Huppert as the 2017 face of Women in Motion.  For 3 years, Women in Motion has shone a spotlight on women’s contribution to cinema through a series of discussions between major figures from the film world and […]

Kering announces next phase of its sustainability strategy across its luxury brands

Kering defines a new, sustainable luxury that operates within the “planetary boundaries” Kering sets ambitious 2025 Targets and key milestones to meet over this period Kering’s strategy aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals and includes science-based Targets London, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announced the next phase of its sustainability strategy across its […]

Kering enhances its parental policy for all its employees globally

London, 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — With effect from 1 January 2017, Kering’s parental policy will allow all the Group’s employees, whatever their personal circumstances or location, a minimum of 14 weeks on full pay for maternity and adoption leave and a minimum of five days on full pay for paternity or partner leave. The […]

Kering Foundation hosted a special screening of award-winning film Sonita as part of its annual White Ribbon for Women campaign

As part of its annual White Ribbon for Women campaign, to break the silence on violence against women, the Kering Foundation welcomed over 200 personalities from the film, luxury and fashion industries and women’s rights organizations to a special screening of the award-winning film Sonita at BAFTA. London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Monday 21 […]

The Kering Foundation hosts its annual White Ribbon for Women campaign to combat violence against women

London, 2016-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kering Foundation will host its 5th annual White Ribbon for Women campaign to combat violence against women from 18 to 27 November. This year well-known male ambassadors including French footballer Antoine Griezmann, the American surfer and founder of menswear brand Outerknown Kelly Slater, and Chinese actor Yang […]

Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta, effective 4 October 2016. He will replace Carlo Alberto Beretta, who is appointed Kering chief client and marketing officer. Claus-Dietrich Lahrs will report directly to François-Henri Pinault and will be a member of the Group’s executive […]

Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer of the Group, effective 4 October 2016. He will report directly to François-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of Kering, and will remain a member of Kering’s executive committee. In an […]

33rd European Heritage Days: Kering invites the public to explore 40, rue de Sèvres on 17 and 18 September 2016

London, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 33rd European Heritage Days, Kering is inviting the public to explore 40, rue de Sèvres in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, formerly the Laennec Hospital from 1634 to 2000. The listed Historic Monument, now Kering’s and Balenciaga’s head offices, will be open on Saturday 17 and Sunday […]