French luxury group Kering confirmed a broad recovery in sales of high-end goods in the third quarter as Asian and U.S. demand helped revenues improve, though its star Gucci brand underperformed rivals.
The Italian label too has introduced the role of director in charge of diversity, equity and inclusion. Based in North America, the position has been entrusted to Malika Savell, formerly with French luxury group LVMH.
London destination store Browns is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a major campaign, a raft of exclusives, a webstore redesign and lots more activity to mark the influential store’s half-century.
Burberry continues to burnish its reputation as a tech innovator in luxury fashion with a new initiative to “revolutionise fashion design and engineering”. The first products using the tech are now dropping in-store.
Philipp Plein's former right-hand man is the new general manager of the Florentine luxury label. He succeeds Gian Giacomo Ferraris, who will stay on to ensure a smooth transition until the end of 2020.
The new coronavirus restrictions that came into effect in recent days had an immediate impact on retail footfall across the UK. There was a decline of 3.1% in the seven days to October 17, compared to the week before.
London’s West End is going the extra mile to attract shoppers for the run-up to the festive period. It's introducing new safety measures as it tries to reassure nervous shoppers that physical stores are Covid-secure.
Property giant Landsec shared the broad outlines of a new strategy from still-new CEO Mark Allan on Monday and it may surprise some that it includes a continuing focus on retail, on London and on giant regional malls.