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In 2011 the Bulgari family, majority shareholder of the renowned Italian jewellery house established in 1884 by Greek silversmith Sotirio Bulgari, joined forces with the LVMH Group and transferred its majority shareholding in Bulgari SpA. The L3.7bn, all-share deal made the Bulgaris the second largest family shareholder of the LVMH Group. After the acquisition FRANCESCO TRAPANI, great-grandson of the founder, CEO of Bulgari SpA and the driving force behind its success over the past 20 years, was made a member of the LVMH board of directors and appointed President of the LVMH Watch & Jewellery Division. From his position now supervising Bulgari, Chaumet, De Beers, Fred, Dior Watches, Tag Heuer, Zenith and Hublot, he gives LUCY REITER the view from the top of the luxury pyramid.

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Today heritage is a term that is used with a sort of wilful abandon. In fact I would guess that ‘heritage of the brand’ fights it out with ‘DNA of the brand’ for the title of most abused marketing cliché...

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J Crew

Date: May 2012 (157) Category: Jewellery & Watches, Reports Brand: J Crew

Fashion brand J Crew has collaborated with French watch company Tourneau to revive its defunct watch brand, Mougin & Piquard. Working alongside Frank Muytjens, J Crew’s head of men’s design, the company has created a limited edition watch based on sketches from the brand’s archives and
certain details requested by the retailer. The style features two […]

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ON Fifth Avenue, Ghurka is taking over the former A Testoni store, no 781, in the Sherry-Netherland. Louis Vuitton expands next door at no 743 to showcase jewels. Dolce & Gabbana moves to no 717, formerly Escada. The first Massimo Dutti concept store takes over the location of Zara at the north-east corner of 54th […]

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Tourneau

Date: September 2011 (150) Category: Jewellery & Watches, Reports Brand: Tourneau

US-based timepiece retailer Tourneau has opened a new concept store on Madison Avenue. The 3,135 sq ft boutique is the brand’s third freestanding retail outlet in the US. Featuring a service centre and adjoining Rolex boutique, it stocks a selection of high-end watches from over 30 brands including Baume & Mercier, Blancpain, Cartier, Chanel, Franck […]

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ON Madison Avenue, Austrian brand Frey Wille launched at no 727. Michael Kors at no 790 is now home to the entire Collection from Kors to MK. Brooks Brothers Children opened at the north-west comer of 86th Street. Tourneau expands and moves from the north-west corner of 52nd to the south-west corner of 53rd.
On Fifth […]

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Tourneau

Date: Oct 06 () Category: Luxury Goods & Services, Reports Brand: Tourneau

US watch retailer Tourneau is to be bought by a collective of investors headed by Green Equity Investors IV LP. Other investors are said to include existing members of the senior management team as well as individuals from the Wexler family, which currently controls the brand. Green Equity Investors is an offshoot of Leonard Green […]

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