Posts tagged as kering

  • Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

    Kelly Slater leaves Quiksilver to create own apparel brand with Kering

    by Markus Huber

    After 24 years of sponsorship by Quiksilver, Kelly Slater has ended the relationship, effective April 1. He will collaborate now with the French Kering group, the holding behind luxury, fashion and sports brands such as Gucci, Brioni, Puma, Cobra and many more. Slater said that Kering would enable the 42-year-old surf champion to develop his […]

  • Monday, October 28th 2013

    Puma is still waiting for its turnaround

    by Markus Huber

    As reported by Kering, the holding company behind brands such as Gucci, Yves Saint-Laurent, Puma, Volcom and others, Puma’s sales were down, in the third quarter, by 7.6 percent in total and by 0.8 percent on a comparable basis to €824.8 million. During the first nine months, the sports brand’s turnover declined by 6.8 percent […]

  • Thursday, September 26th 2013

    Report: Adidas is once again the giant among Europe’s apparel vendors

    by Markus Huber

    For its current issue, Textilwirtschaft, the German-speaking trade publication for the apparel industry, has put together its annual list of Europe’s leading apparel vendors. In 2012, the pack was again led by Adidas with sales of €6.3 billion—significantly larger than 2nd place, Esprit, (€2.6 billion) and Tommy Hilfiger (€2.5 billion) in 3rd position. The top ten leading […]

  • Friday, March 22nd 2013

    PPR group changes its name to Kering

    by Markus Huber

     Effective June 18, PPR, the French group behind brands like Brioni, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Puma, Electric, Volcom, Cobra, Tretorn and others, will change its corporate name to “Kering.” The change coincides with the 50th anniversary of the family-controlled group, its pull-out from the retail sector and its concentration on luxury, lifestyle and sports brands. PPR […]