Kering was founded in 1963 by François Pinault and headquartered in Paris. It is specializing in luxury goods such as jewelry, watches, designer bags, shoes and clothing. Between 1994 and 2013, the group was named Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR).
After publishing its 2016 sustainability report, Kering announced its new sustainability program, targeting a 40% reduction of its global environmental impact by 2025.
Its portfolio includes brands specialized in the design, the making and the sale of fine products, especially in the leather-goods, shoes, ready-to-wear, watches and jewelry sectors