Joseph Altuzarra

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.

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Kering (PPR) Acquires Jewellery Brand Pomellato

Kering has reached a deal with RA.MO S.p.A for the acquisition of a majority stake in Italian Jewellery group Pomellato.

Francois Henri Pinault Kering

Luxury group PPR changes name to Kering

PPR will change its name to Kering to cap the company’s transformation into a luxury and sporting goods specialist.

Christopher Kane

PPR To Buy 51% Of Luxury Brand Christopher Kane

Young Scottish design talent Christopher Kane has seen French luxury holding PPR invest in his label. A new store and second line are expected for 2014.

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PPR acquires Chinese luxury brand Qeelin

PPR, the owner of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, has bought Chinese jeweller Qeelin for an unnamed sum.

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Is Balenciaga haute couture on the way?

In an interview with WWD, PPR boss François-Henri Pinault has hinted that Balenciaga may make a return to the haute couture calendar.

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