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Last Corner Shop of 2022 goes silver and sustainable at Selfridges

Last Corner Shop of 2022 goes silver and sustainable at Selfridges

Selfridges has opened a silver-themed Reselfridges pop-up at the London flagship store until 8 January. It's part of the fashion retailer’s wider Project Earth mission "to change the way people shop".
Luxury
Burberry in long-term tie-up with youth charity OnSide

Burberry in long-term tie-up with youth charity OnSide

Drawing on the community spirit of its founder Thomas Burberry, luxury fashion house Burberry has formed a long-term partnership with youth charity OnSide “to help alleviate the impact of the cost-of-living crisis”.
Luxury
Crisis charity event is back on Savile Row for festive season

Crisis charity event is back on Savile Row for festive season

London’s Savile Row is showing its charitable side again this festive season. The upscale menswear retail area has reintroduced ‘Crisis at the Cop Shop’, a Christmas charity fundraiser hosted at a former police station.
Fashion
Louis Vuitton wants to recruit 9,000 people by 2025 through its new career site

Louis Vuitton wants to recruit 9,000 people by 2025 through its new career site

New image, expanded content, easy access... LVMH's flagship company is revitalizing its Louis Vuitton Jobs recruitment site with the goal of hiring 9,000 people by 2025.
Luxury
Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s Photography Right-Hand-Man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s Photography Right-Hand-Man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand-man for his all photography projects, has died at 74. He was ever present at shoots Karl did for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label, and all his editorial projects.
Fashion
Retail "most resilient real estate asset class" in 2022 - Savills report

Retail "most resilient real estate asset class" in 2022 - Savills report

​Retail may have had it tough in recent years, with lots of negative headlines. But a new report says it's turning out to be the most resilient real estate asset class this year, enjoying major investment.
Fashion
Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry is expanding its cultural and community credentials, announcing a partnership with Leeds 2023, tying itself into a year-long celebration with the city and the wider West Yorkshire region.
Luxury
Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Just how major the changes have been on Britain's high streets after two years of lockdowns and trading restrictions can be seen in a new report, with department stores and fashion retail hit the hardest.
Fashion
Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Italian fashion group Prada, confirmed on Tuesday that it would name former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as its new chief executive officer to ease a transition at the helm to the next generation of the founding family.
Luxury
Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

​Battersea Power Station has named Sam Cotton Head of Asset Management and Kate Boothman Meier Head of Communications and Marketing following its reopening as a major London mall in October.
Fashion
Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

​UK consumer spending rose last month, but it didn’t manage to keep up with inflation so represented a drop in real terms, two key monthly surveys showed on Tuesday.
Fashion
Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Valentino’s creative director scooped the top prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday evening. Pierpaolo Piccioli was named designer of the year at the British Fashion Council-organised event.
Fashion
Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Barely off the plane from Miami, Fausto Puglisi has unveiled pre-fall Roberto Cavalli, and it’s also a meeting of USA and Italy; Southwest and Sicily; Millicent Rogers and la moda.
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UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

​At last, some much-needed good news for UK retailers. Footfall rose 5.4% week-on-week across all UK retail destinations in the seven days to 3 December, said Springboard. Increases were seen across all key destinations.
Fashion
Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Swiss luxury jewellery brand Bucherer is strengthening its position in the pre-owned watches business, becoming the first retailer in Europe to join the Rolex Certified Pre-Owned programme.
Luxury
Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

​Amazon, M&S and Adidas have emerged strongly from the newly-launched Retail Performance Index compiled by agency VCCP. It’s based on a survey of 3,000 consumers and looks at strength in “the buying moment”.
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