A world leader in apparel and accessories, Kering develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, McQ, Stella McCartney, Tomas Maier, Boucheron, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Pomellato, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Puma, Volcom and Cobra. By ‘empowering imagination’ in the fullest sense, Kering encourages its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner. 
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
34,695 (est)
Kering was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Paris, FR
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Key People/Management at Kering

Francois-Henri Pinault

Francois-Henri Pinault

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Francois Palus

Jean-Francois Palus

Group Managing Director
Jean-Philippe Bailly

Jean-Philippe Bailly

Chief Operating Officer
Francesca Bellettini

Francesca Bellettini

President and Chief Executive Officer, Yves Saint Laurent
Albert Bensoussan

Albert Bensoussan

Chief Executive Officer of Luxury – Watches & Jewelry Activities
Marco Bizzarri

Marco Bizzarri

President and Chief Executive Officer, Gucci
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Kering Office Locations

Kering has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
40 Rue de Sèvres
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Kering Financials and Metrics

Kering Financials

Kering's revenue was reported to be €11.58 b in FY, 2015 which is a 15.4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

11.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

7.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

680.2 m

Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

49.9 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)

Kering's current market capitalization is €49.9 b.
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


9.7 b10 b11.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.6 b3.7 b4.5 b

Gross profit

6 b6.3 b7.1 b
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Kering Operating Metrics

Kering's Stores was reported to be 1.3 k in Y, 2015.
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


1.15 k1.19 k1.26 k
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Kering News and Updates

Tiffany Offers Employees a Sparkly Prize: Paid Parental Leave

Joining the likes of Estée Lauder and Walmart, the jeweller will offer up to 14 paid weeks for new parents. Tiffany’s chief executive says the move will help attract talent and boost morale.

Balenciaga Issues Second Apology After Claims of Discrimination Against Chinese Shoppers

The incident saw the hashtag #BoycottBalenciagaDiscriminatesChinese spread across social media service Weibo, drawing millions of page views.

Kering, Credit Suisse earnings fail to boost European shares

LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - European shares declined on Wednesday in early deals as worries over rising bond yields trumped a slew of well-received earnings updates from Kering and Credit Suisse, while Shire bounced after accepting an improved offer from Takeda.

What’s Next for Kering?

Should Kering sort out brands like Brioni? Go all-out to create a third blockbuster alongside Gucci and Saint Laurent? Or plug gaps in its portfolio to balance its soft-luxury skew?

Power Moves | Spring Hires Media President, Balenciaga Taps Daniel Motta Mello

This week, Matthew Starker has joined Spring as president, media and original content, while Balenciaga has tapped Daniel Motta Mello to head up brand PR and communications in the Americas.
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