Businessman Leonardo del Vecchio, who has died aged 87, created the glasses company that owns brands including Ray-Ban and used his billions to become one of the most influential figures in Italian finance.
The private museum that owns an iconic dress worn by Marilyn Monroe allowed it to be "permanently damaged" when it lent it to reality star Kim Kardashian for her appearance at the Met Gala extravaganza last month.
The French jewellery and watches group has bought a majority stake in the personalised jewellery brand. Coveted by celebrities, The M Jewelers expects to double its revenue in two years thanks to Red Luxury.
The partner of Mike Ashley's daughter will get a 20.9 million pound ($26.9 million) payment for consultancy services to the billionaire's Frasers Group, before taking the helm of the retail empire next month.