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The global fashion business journal

May 30, 20244:31am




The company was founded in 1910 when Gabrielle Chanel (Coco Chanel) opened a small hat shop in Paris, with the name of Chanel Modes. Now, the company is one of the only haute couture brands left in the fashion business. Karl Lagerfeld was its creative director for 35 years.

h By Mds
Oct 11, 2019 — 4:00pm
Chanel reveals new headquarters for its artisans

The French luxury group has unveiled a structure of 25,000 square meters, called 19M, that will gather its artisan houses.

h By Mds
Oct 9, 2019 — 4:34pm
Chanel keeps integrating suppliers, buys stake in three manufacturers

The French luxury holding has bought a stake in Italian leather good makers Renato Corti and Mabi, as well as in French clothing manufacturer Grandis.

h By Daniela García
Sep 11, 2019 — 8:57am
Hong Kong: fashion ups and downs while crisis persists

In the middle of the civil protest, companies move between highs and lows in the Hong Kong Market. Sephora opens its first store after it closed it last flagship in the city and Chanel postpones its cruise collection show.

h By MDS
Jun 11, 2019 — 1:00pm

The French company has acquired a minority stake in Evolved by Nature, a chemical company that has developed an organic silk.

h By A. Juarez
May 14, 2019 — 6:00pm
Nike and Chanel are the first fashion companies on top positions in the ranking of most valuable retail brands, published by Brandz.
h By MDS
Feb 28, 2019 — 6:19pm

The French group named Eric Pfrunder as artistic director of the brand. The creative is a well-known figure at Chanel, to which he has been linked for many years.

h By MDS
Feb 19, 2019 — 12:54pm

The company announced that Virginie Viard will substitute the designer. Viard worked with Karl Lagerfeld for more than thirty years.

h By MDS
Dec 19, 2018 — 4:00pm

The French luxury company, after making a recent announcement that it will no longer use fur for its collections, has just taken a stake in Sulapac, a Finnish group that produces biodegradable materials.

h By MDS
Sep 28, 2018 — 6:10pm

The label went for sale in August 2017 for an estimated price of 50 million pounds (54 million euros). The French luxury company acquired the business for an undisclosed sum.