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Kering: Record Growth in Revenue and Profits in First Half 2017

First-half consolidated revenue: €7,296.2 million, up 28.2% as reported, 26.5% on a comparable basis Luxury activities: up 29.7% as reported, 28.3% on a comparable basisSport & Lifestyle activities: up 16.1% as reported, 14.3% on a comparable basis Recurring operating income: €1,274.1 million, up 57.1%Sharp rise in operating margin: 17.5%Net income, Group share: up 77.6% Regulatory News: Kering (Paris:KER): “Thanks to...

47-year-old Quality Optical focuses on the future

Published July 27, 2017 at 8:08 p.m.Thanks to many dedicated people and businesses, Downtown is the heart of Milwaukee and the entire state of Wisconsin. This week, OnMilwaukee presents Milwaukee Downtown Week, sponsored, aptly, by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. For seven days, we will share stories, videos and photography profiling some of the neighborhood's best offerings and celebrating those who make it so great. Milwaukee Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, by the way, runs July 31-Aug....

Pierre Bergé, Transformative Fashion Executive and Opera Czar, Dies at 86

Pierre Bergé, who transformed the French fashion industry as the managerial genius behind Yves Saint Laurent, and went on to have a tempestuous career as the czar of Paris opera, died on Friday in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France. He was 86.The death, from myopathy, a neuromuscular disorder, was announced by the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent.Mr. Bergé and Mr. Saint Laurent, then lovers, co-founded the fashion house in 1961 and remained lifelong business partners, although they split...