Articles by Astrid Wendlandt



Mercury Sees Luxury Sales Slowing

  • 17 October 08
  • Reuters
The head of the country's leading luxury goods group says that growth this year will be minimal.

L'Oreal Seduces Body Shop With $1Bln

  • 20 March 06
  • Reuters
France's L'Oreal is to buy The Body Shop in a ""seductive"" £652 million ($1.14 billion) deal to unite the world's top cosmetics group with the British ethically sourced beauty product retailer.

France Telecom Auction to Help Cut Paris' Debt

  • 07 June 05
  • Reuters
France's new government kicked off a surprise auction of up to 8 percent of France Telecom on Monday, aiming to raise about 4.5 billion euros ($5.5 billion) to help cut its burgeoning debt.

Soros: Privatization Stained Chubais

MGTS, Ericsson Ink $66M Deal

Paris Bourse Plans ADR Alternative

World Bank Approval Set For $800M Welfare Loan

MT Index Passes 300 Milestone

'Jolly Quick-Wits' Steer Ad Broker to Millions

Plan for Hologram Labeling Raises Ire

aLUKOIL to Bid for Norsi Stake

Saatchi & Saatchi Clears Debt Of $363,000 With Tax Police

Star Case Pits Decrees vs. Court

Star Mining Awaits Fate In Revised Gold Charter

Star Mining Awaits Fate In Revised Gold Charter

French Launch Cigarette Filter Factory

Metro Workers Protest Wage Arrears

Gusinsky Seeks 49% Stake in Mosfilm

French Chef Opens Moscow's Newest Wine Bar

Foreign Firms Feed Russian Advertising

Mayor Hands Out Flats To Ranking Tax Police

Luzhkov Touts Moscow Economy

Despite Troubles, Russian Gold Still Lures Investors

Privatization Official Says Decree Offers Little New

State Might Table Food Labels

Santa Fe Manager Vanishes

State Set to Issue Sukhoi Log Decision by May 30

The Land Where Sex Sells Paint, Fax Machines

Market Continues Spring Climb

New Decree Aims to Ban Liquor Sales From Kiosks