What’s the attraction of working in fashion if you are not a designer? That was the question at Hyères Festival for Camille Bidault Waddington, Leaf Greener, Frederic Sanchez, Etienne Russo and Stéphane Marais.
Quarterly sales growth at the big consumer goods makers was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for these giants to raise prices in a competitive retail environment.
Beauty products maker Coty Inc has launched an $8 billion (5.7 billion pounds)-equivalent debt refinancing, banking sources said, after paying billions to acquire brands that appeal to younger consumers.
The Olympic movement's new Chinese global sponsor, e-commerce group Alibaba, is turning heads at the Pyeongchang Winter Games promising to revolutionise the experience for spectators, from buying tickets to souvenirs.
Unilever , one of the world’s biggest spenders on advertising, has threatened to pull ads from digital platforms such as Facebook and Google if they “create division” in society or fail to protect children.
Walmart Inc is asking vendors to supply it with more merchandise priced at $10 and up, as part of a major push to finally turn a profit at its online business, according to four people with knowledge of the matter.