What We've Read: Kering's CEO on Gucci's Growth and How China is Looking To Invest in European Brands


Camille Lake | February 16, 2018

Luxury Society's selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

1. Kering CEO Pinault on Earnings, Gucci Brand, Millennial Growth

Kering CEO Francois-Henri Pinault discusses Gucci surpassing Hermès last year with 6.2 billion euros in annual sales and millennials’ growing appetite for luxury goods.

Read this on Bloomberg

2. The Year of the Deal? Chinese Investors Wooing More European Brands 

A new generation of Chinese investors is rapidly descending on Europe’s fashion and luxury brands.

Read this on WWD

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3. IWC CEO Chris Grainger Talks About The Challenges Of Supply And Demand 

A behind-the-curtain look at the nuts and bolts of the watch business.

Read this on Hodinkee

4. Burberry’s Partnership With Farfetch Will Accelerate its See-now-buy-now Business Model

Farfetch is operating the entirety of Burberry's global e-commerce logistics, thus enabling it to deliver orders as they’re placed to London shoppers. 

Read this on Glossy

5. Jewelry Companies Vie for China's Independent Women in Marketing Blitz

Diamond companies worldwide are reshaping marketing campaigns for independent female spenders in China. 

Read this on Reuters

Cover image credit: Gucci