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The global fashion business journal

Dec 12, 20199:15am




Kering was founded in 1962 by Francois Pinault, who remains as president and CEO, and was originally called Etablissements Pinault. The company in its initial years was involved in wood trade negotiation and construction materials. It was originally British but grew via acquisitions and became a well-recognized national company in France. Today, the group one of the biggest luxury holdings in the world, owning brands like Gucci, Saint Laurent or Bottega Veneta amongst others.

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Dec 2, 2019 — 4:08pm
Gucci continues its digitization strategy: teams up with Chinese Tencent

The italian company, owned by luxury holding Kering, has allied with Tencent, owner of WeChat to conquer the Chinese consumers.

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Nov 27, 2019 — 4:00pm
Kering: head of watches and jewelry leaves the company amidst sector’s revolution after Tiffany’s sale

Albert Bensoussan, joined the French group in 2014. He previously worked for rival LVMH. 

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Nov 20, 2019 — 7:00pm
YSL opens first travel retail pop-up at Singapore airport

The company, owned by French luxury holding Kering, has opened its first travel retail pop-up at the Singapore international airport.

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Oct 25, 2019 — 4:00pm

The French luxury holding, owner of Gucci, Balenciaga or Bottega Veneta, had a revenue of 3.8 billion euros in the third quarter.

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Oct 7, 2019 — 6:02pm

Roberto Vedovotto, managing director of Kering Eyewear, has denied the interest of the French group to take the over its optical business.

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Sep 25, 2019 — 6:04pm

The luxury holding completed the spinoff of the German clothing and sports equipment company in May 2018. The group led by François Pinault still had 15.7% of the capital.

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Sep 11, 2019 — 9:00am

The luxury holding, owner of brands like Gucci and Bottega Veneta, has set as a goal to reach equality in its offices. About 63% of Kering’s employees are women.

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Aug 22, 2019 — 4:35pm

More than twenty fashion and luxury giants confirmed their attendance to the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France to create a path towards a more sustainable industry.

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Jul 25, 2019 — 7:33pm

Not taking into consideration these extraordinaries, the net income of the French giant scaled 24.7%, up to 1.5 billion euros (1.7 billion dollars).