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Roberto Cavalli opens flagship on Tmall Luxury Pavillion
The Italian fashion and luxury label has reached a new milestone in its online presence in China, announcing the opening of its official flagship on Tmall Luxury Pavilion, in collaboration with Triboo China.
Luxury group Kering opens new Italian headquarters in Milan
French luxury group Kering has announced the opening of its new 9,500 square-meter offices in Milan.
Chanel opens Battersea beauty and eyewear boutique
Chanel is the latest big name to endorse the multi-billion pound mall development at Battersea Power Station and has just opened a new beauty and eyewear store there.
New data shows end of UK VAT-free shopping again boosts Europe
The UK government has been asking for evidence that the end of the VAT-three shopping perk for tourists is hurting British retail and payment software specialist Planet came up with some of that again on Friday.
Valentino opens new Paris home on Avenue Montaigne
Valentino has unveiled its new store in Paris, having “reinvented itself” on Avenue Montaigne. The change of address gives it more space for its offer of both women’s and men’s RTW and accessories over three floors.
66°North launches festival exclusive capsule with Selfridges, Mia Regan shoots campaign
To mark the beginning of festival season, Icelandic outerwear brand 66°North has collaborated with high-end department store Selfridges on a exclusive unisex capsule collection.
Chanel's McCauley to join Burberry as chief people officer
Burberry has appointed Alexandra McCauley as its Chief People Officer, effective 15 November. She joins from luxury fashion brand Chanel, will be responsible for all aspects of Burberry’s People strategy globally.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
Chanel flags weaker U.S. sales, sees pickup in China
Chanel sales in the U.S., have slowed to a single-digit growth rate over the past six months, adding to evidence that the post-pandemic spending splurge in the country has tapered off.
Happy Armani buoyant in 2022, says China bounces back in Q1 2023
Armani Group’s 2022 results have shown ongoing progress at one of the world’s best-known luxury names as net revenues jumped 16.5% to €2.35 billion and profit rose even faster.
Italy’s Prada Group partners with Adobe to reimagine retail experience
Italian luxury fashion company Prada Group and Adobe have announced an enhanced partnership to elevate customer experiences across all digital and physical retail properties.
Louis Vuitton braves rain on its Italian island paradise
Louis Vuitton valiantly battled pounding rain on an Italian island paradise while presenting its cruise collection Wednesday night, the weather sending celebrity guests underneath umbrellas and dampening a hairdo or two.
Gucci drops Vault Summer collection in collaboration with eight labels
The Italian label has invited eight designers and brands, among them Husbands and Maison Michel from France, to style the new summer collection for its experimental site Vault, inspired by the Gucci archives.
Luxury sector’s share prices dip sharply after prolonged rally
The European luxury sector struggled on the stock market as trading drew to a close on Tuesday, a slump triggered by widespread profit-taking, rising bond yields and signs of declining demand in the USA.
Chanel invests in the Cariaggi Lanificio mill alongside Brunello Cucinelli
The French luxury house has acquired a 24.5% stake in the historic Cariaggi Lanificio mill in a deal with Italy's Brunello Cucinelli, which also had a stake in the company.
Record West End retail rentals for landlord GPE but it swings to loss
Central London is the place to be if you’re renting prime commercial and office space. Demand is sky-high and in Wednesday’s year-end results, key landlord GPE referred to its “strong strategic positioning".