Owned by French company Kering, Gucci ranks as one of the most valuable brands on the planet. The vibrant Italian fashion and leather goods brand, which was founded in 1921, operates more than 275 boutiques and it wholesales in numerous upscale department stores, making it the biggest-selling Italian brand in the world. Gucci’s product lines include ready-to-wear men’s and women’s fashion, leather handbags, shoes, jewellery and watches, and beauty products, such as fragrances and cosmetics.