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Cyrille Vigneron, the CEO of Cartier, is to leave the French jeweler in 2025 at the latest, according to several sources close parent Richemont. It’s not because of poor trading at Cartier, since the brand is still growing in spite of the current downturn in luxury spending. The main reason is that relations between Vigneron and Richemont Chairman Johann Rupert have soured in recent months, the sources say.
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L’Oréal may not stay the world’s No. 1 cosmetics group forever. LVMH could eventually gobble up all or parts of the Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) even though the French luxury giant has denied any interest – for now, as Miss Tweed reported last week. Competition from rival groups Coty, Shiseido, Interparfums and Puig is set to intensify and new challengers are emerging such as Cartier owner Richemont and French luxury group Kering.
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Italy’s Ermenegildo Zegna group believes it can defy the current downturn in luxury spending thanks to the strength of its brands Zegna and Thom Browne and its recent acquisition of U.S. fashion label Tom Ford. It aims to grow Tom Ford into one of the world’s top 10 fashion brands, it told investors at its second capital markets day since its IPO in 2021.  

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