Latest posts with tags "Richemont"

Diamonds and Blockchain

May 04, 2021 / Style

For more than a decade, the Kimberley Process is the de facto certification in eradicating blood diamond. As technology advances, more could be done to further complement the KP and strengthen the process.


Alber Elbaz: Beloved Designer That Left Too Quickly

Apr 27, 2021 / Fashion

Ever humble and ever warm, Alber Elbaz was a shinning star that was well-loved by his peers and celebrities.


LVMH, Richemont and Prada Go Blockchain

Apr 21, 2021 / Business of Luxury

Utilising the latest technology, the Aura Blockchain Consortium allows consumers to have a clear view of their product’s life cycle.


Wuhan Virus Hits Global Luxury Stocks

Jan 23, 2020 / Business of Luxury

Echoes of 2003’s SARs crisis and China’s mismanagement then are scaring investors away from luxury stocks as prices fell across the board on news that the Wuhan virus had spread to six other markets


E-Commerce is Not Magic Bullet (Yet)

May 22, 2019 / Business of Luxury

First quarter 2019 performance for Farfetch and Richemont Group show that with the immense capital investments required for e-Commerce, it is not exactly the magic bullet for retail woes. At least not in the short term.


Richemont sells Lancel, Buys Watchfinder

Jun 06, 2018 / Accessories

During negotiations finalising Richemont sale of French leather brand Lancel to Italian leather brand Piquadro, the Group completed purchase of Watchfinder. The conglomerate is now an eCommerce giant with Yoox-net-a-porter and used watch platforms.


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