Go Outdoor’s expanded store estate helped it lift its sales by 5.7% to £213.8m in the year to 29 January, with new large format stores in Chatham, Leeds, Belfast and Nottingham contributing to the growth.
Outlet centre giant McArthurGlen saw sales rising fast in the last year as tourists from outside of Europe and price-conscious locals bought into its offer while higher-end new brands signed up to its malls
Value Retail, the company behind some of the world’s most successful luxury outlet centres, has launched China’s largest mobile payment method Alipay to give its Chinese consumers an easy and safe way to make payments.
The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, FL has opened a new exhibition celebrating the fashion and art masterpieces of Salvador Dalí and Elsa Schiaparelli, in the first exhibition exploring their creative relationship.
Luxury may have its ups and downs but Harrods makes money regardless. The Qatar Holding-owned London landmark has turned in an eighth successive year of record profits on the back of eight years of record sales.
Chinese, Kuwaiti and Indian visitors drove a spending boom in London's West End during the summer, new figures show. And October is expected to see a repeat performance due to China's Golden Week holiday.
The Shop at Bluebird will open a lifestyle concept store on Floral Street in Covent Garden early next year, boosting the area's luxury credentials and widening its exposure to London's huge tourist traffic.