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Aeffe Reports First-Half Profit

A strategic reorganization helped drive the company into the black in the first half.

Dior Couture Sales Rise 13.4% in First Half

The French fashion house said profit from recurring operations jumped 47 percent during the period.

M&A Landscape Shifting Away From Contemporary

The reduction in activity for deals in contemporary also explains the growing interest in emerging brands — many of which are still early-stage start-ups.

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LVMH Profits Slide on Asia Slump

The French luxury giant reported a 4.3 percent dip in net profits in the six months to June 30 to 1.51 billion euros, or $2.07 billion.

Jil Sander Posts Loss, Looks to Layoffs

The company is in the midst of a restructuring, filing away 2013 with a heavier loss compared with the previous year.

VF's Q2 Sees 14% Profit Gain

Outdoor and action sports boosted revenue growth, as did international sales.

Hermès Sounds the Alarm Over Currency Concerns

The company warned Friday it expects its operating margin to take a hit after foreign exchange swings again took a chunk out of second-quarter revenues.

Brunello Cucinelli Revenues Up

A rise in global exports and growth in all its sales channels lifted the company's revenues in the first six months of the year.

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Change Capital Acquires Frette

The previous owner, JH Partners, is to remain a minority shareholder.

Vinatex to Delay Initial Public Offering

Vietnam textile manufacturer to seek IPO in autumn.

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Currencies, Marni Deal Cut Into OTB Net

As reported preliminarily in April, revenues totaled 1.57 billion euros, or $2.07 billion, up 4.3 percent.

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