The French luxury group has announced that the CEO of Balenciaga is joining its executive committee. Charbit took over the label's leadership in November 2016, and will start in the new role from July 1.
The show staged by Carine Roitfeld to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Florentine boutique brought together more than 3,000 people on Thursday to celebrate fashion with rhinestones, VIPs and heaps of creativity.
As Kering’s chief digital officer, Grégory Boutté is doing more than preparing to integrate e-commerce, he wants to make it agile in the digital realm. As such, Gucci will optimise stock allocations this year.
Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.
Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.
The future site in Piedmont will become the European hub for the group's operations, the Swiss subsidiary having been at the core of the tax evasion case that resulted in a record fine for the French luxury group.
Launching in January 2020, Mytheresa Men’s will live within the e-tailer’s main website and focus on menswear “in the post-streetwear era”. Its launch follows the addition of a kidswear category earlier this year.