Chanel's essentially up-market jewelry and watch boutique on Paris' home-of-luxury square, the Place Vendome, marks its 10th anniversary with a total makeover almost doubling the floor space, and a new diamond collection for the ultra rich.
German retail sales were stronger than expected in September but fell on a yearly basis for the second month in a row owing to a calendar effect, official figures released on Wednesday, October 26th showed.
The European Commission wants to negotiate a new anti-counterfeiting agreement with major trading partners including the United States, Japan and South Korea, the EU's trade commissioner said Tuesday, October 22nd.
A reward of half a million dollars (352,000 euros) is being offered for the return of jewels stolen in an armed robbery this month from a luxury jewellery shop on the high-fashion Avenue Montaigne in Paris.
Armed robbers got away with around ten million of euros (14 million dollars) worth of merchandise in a raid on a luxury jewellers just off the Champs Elysees in Paris Saturday, October 6th, said a police source.
A group of prominent MPs have warned over the presence of Italian clothing retailer Benetton in Iran, saying its fashions are a bad influence on female consumers, newspapers said on Monday, August 1st.
German retail sales posted a surprise drop of 1.4 percent in August from the previous month, and shed 2.2 percent from August 2006, preliminary data released Friday, September 28th by the national statistics office showed.