Surging sales at Louis Vuitton and Dior helped French luxury giant LVMH make a very strong start to 2021, with overall revenues returning to growth in the first quarter despite new coronavirus lockdowns in Europe.
Sales at luxury puffer jacket maker Moncler recovered in the key final quarter of 2020 to rise by 8% despite the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as soaring revenues in Asia helped it offset a decline in Europe.
The offering of 17,994,117 American Depositary Shares (ADSs) represents 17,994,117 ordinary shares, including the full exercise by the underwriters of their option to purchase 2,347,058 additional ADSs.
Once the preserve of gamers, virtual reality (VR) has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for isolated executives and replicating real-world sales, networking or training events.
Swiss travel retail giant Dufry has agreed to buy the rest of Hudson for $7.70 per share in an all-cash deal worth around $311 million. Dufry currently owns 57.4% of the US firm. This will delist Hudson from the NYSE.