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Abu Dhabi to build largest caviar factory

Abu Dhabi is closer to building the world’s largest caviar farm after two dozen live sturgeon were flown from Frankfurt in last month. The fish arrived at the world’s largest aquaculture plant in Abu Dhabi, a new 60,000 square meter facility that is expected to produce 32 tons of caviar a year. The notion of [...]

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Louboutin sees red, sues YSL over soles in US

French footwear star Christian Louboutin has filed suit against rival Yves Saint-Laurent in New York, alleging a deceitful use of red soles on YSL‘s women’s shoes. The million-dollar suit for “trademark infringement, unfair competition and false designation of origin” filed on Thursday in Manhattan claims Louboutin was the first to come up with the idea [...]

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Prada considers Hong Kong IPO

Italian luxury goods company Prada is set to file a listing application for a Hong Kong IPO that could be worth almost $2 billion, Reuters reports. The Milan-based company, known for its colorful Miu Miu dresses and Prada handbags, planned to list in Hong Kong at the end of June. Prada would be only the [...]

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Miu Miu launches first e-commerce

For being one of the fastest-paced industries, fashion has sometimes been remarkably slow in jumping on the online bandwagon. One of the brands that took especially long to get selling on the internet is Miu Miu, which finally launches its first e-shop on April 6. According to Women’s Wear Daily, the site will feature all [...]

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Oscar de la Renta launches huge Facebook campaign

America’s master of big-impact gowns Oscar de la Renta is readying the release of his first perfume in a decade, Esprit d’Oscar, via social media. Thanks to his label’s ingenious “Oscar PR Girl” (who also operates a Tumblr blog), traditional media are almost entirely skipped in the promotional strategy. The luxury brands is informing fans [...]

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Russia aims to boost caviar exports with fish farms

Once the world’s top exporter of black caviar, Russia is building fish farms to harvest the gourmet delicacy as it aims to bring its sturgeon stocks back from the brink. In Gamzyuki, a tiny village in the Kaluga region, around 200 kilometres (125 miles) south of Moscow, a fish farm has the ambitious goal of [...]

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