Jil Sander quits Jil Sander – again

Jil Sander has left her eponymous label for the third time, just nineteen months after she replaced Raf Simons. The house attributes her departure to “personal reasons.”

Amazon launches luxury beauty store

This week, Amazon launched its Luxury Beauty store—a dedicated landing page that features various beauty products from 24 prestigious brands including Nars, Burberry and Deborah Lippman.

Kering invests in Altuzarra

Kering, the luxury conglomerate formerly named PPR, announced on Friday that it had taken a minority stake in Altuzarra, the label started in 2008 by the French-American designer Joseph Altuzarra.

China’s love of golf grows

The number of golf courses in China reached 500 in 2010 and is expected to double by 2020, according to a China Golf Industry Report from 2011.