Friday, February 22, 2019


A Gucci sign is seen outside a shop in Paris

Milan Prosecutors Wrap Up Gucci Tax Probe, Trial Likely – Source

MILAN (Reuters)  Milan prosecutors have wrapped up their probe into alleged tax evasion of around 1 billion euros (886.6 million pounds) by fashion group Gucci,...
The logo of Kering is seen during the company's 2015 annual results presentation in Paris

Kering Takes E-Commerce In-House in Online Luxury Battle

By Sarah White and Pascale Denis PARIS (Reuters)  Kering said on Monday it would develop its own online shopping sites by 2020, ending an outsourcing joint-venture...
People walk past a Dolce & Gabbana store at a shopping complex in Shanghai

Chinese Online Shopping Sites Ditch Dolce & Gabbana in Ad Backlash

By Pei Li and Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters)  Chinese e-commerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that...
A man looks at clothes on a Sale rail inside a shop during the Christmas sales in London

Cheap or Kind? Europeans Say They Want Clothes with A Conscience

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Shoppers in western Europe care how clothes are made and want to be kind to workers and the environment...
File photo of clothes displayed on hangers in an Marks & Spencer shop in northwest London

Top UK Fashion Brands Team Up with Law Enforcement to Combat...

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Major British retailers including Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Next are joining forces with law enforcement agencies in...
A model wears a dress made out of recycled material during a show organised by LGBT fashion designers to battles discrimination in Phnom Penh

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT Fashion Designers Find Beauty in Trash

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters)  From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks,...
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