Luxury Goods and Services

January 22, 2018

Richemont Makes $3.4 Billion Offer to Take Over Yoox Net-a-Porter

Advertisement Competition has been intensifying in the high-end online retail sector. Now, one traditional luxury group is joining the fray. Compagnie Financière Richemont, the Swiss company […]
November 13, 2017

Luxury in a Turbulent World: What’s Next?

Advertisement What’s next? There are more than 20 books on Amazon with those two words in the title (and subtitles like “Britain’s Future in Europe,” “Creativity […]
November 2, 2017

Watches: The Strategy at Girard-Perregaux is on Time

According to Antonio Calce, the chief executive of Kering’s fine watch group, which includes Girard-Perregaux, growing up in Switzerland presents a simple question to children thinking […]
October 31, 2017

Even in Super-Wealthy Enclaves, Paul Manafort’s Spending Raises Some Eyebrows

WASHINGTON — Look closely enough, and the document charging Paul Manafort with money laundering, tax evasion and foreign lobbying reads less like a 12-count federal indictment […]
July 4, 2017

Ramdane Touhami’s New French Empire

PARIS — A large beauty emporium was scheduled to open here on Wednesday in the former foundry where Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” was cast. It is […]
March 25, 2017

How High Can the Haute Jewelry Market Go?

The luxury market, once considered immune to the twists and turns of the economy, has a weak spot, as the high-end watch industry knows all too […]
March 23, 2017

It’s Graff, but Not a Diamond in Sight

The new MasterGraff Structural Skeleton Automatic is unmistakably Graff, yet there isn’t a diamond in sight. The high jewelry house lays claim to some of the […]
March 6, 2017

Another Arnault Takes Charge

PARIS — Cocktail parties during Paris Fashion Week can seem as common as paillettes on an evening gown. But on Monday, one particular event may attract […]
December 7, 2016

A New Foundation, Backed by Richemont, Focuses on Craftsmanship

LONDON — “Our society today honors all the wrong people. Those who do good now live on the last pages of the newspaper. Then there are […]
October 6, 2016

On Time: A New Bronze Age for Wristwatches

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS In an effort to stay au courant in the 21st century, watchmakers have been turning more and more to high-tech materials […]