The St David’s mall in Cardiff continues to maintain its retail pulling power. Property giant Landsec, which is part of The St David’s Partnership, has announced the addition of Phase Eight, Hobbs, and Rituals stores.
High-flying omnichannel retailer Watches of Switzerland is continuing to grow its UK monobrand boutique strategy with a difference. It’s opening another three destinations side-by-side in one shopping centre.
UK jeweller Beaverbrooks is banking on continuing growth at the luxury end of the market. That’s why the family-owned business is expanding its offer in the sector, launching a new high-end brand called Loupe.
The iconic German footwear manufacturer has reportedly received interest from investment fund CVC, which is currently in negotiations to acquire the family-run company valued at around 4 billion euros.
Luxury watchmakers Bulgari and Breitling and a handful of Swiss brands are gathering in Geneva this week for a scaled-down industry exhibition, braving the coronavirus pandemic to try to revitalise demand.