Another day, another story about Burberry innovating in the technology area. After news of its virtual digital store in Japan, on Monday we heard that it's diving deeper into gaming in a China-focused development.
The Hermès Birkin bag is the most Instagrammed designer bag with over 5.9 million posts, a new study has shown. And Hermès also scores strongly with its Kelly bag as that’s in second place with 5.45 million+ posts.
With lobbying regarding an online sales tax continuing, it seems the UK government remains unwilling to commit itself to any action yet. News this week suggested it could wait until the autumn before making a decision.
Taipei Fashion Week wrapped up its autumn/winter 2021 edition on March 15, showcasing the latest collections from the Asian nation’s most established designers, as well as offerings from its local emerging designer pool.
The international jewelry retailer reported total sales of $2.19 billion for the fourth quarter on Thursday, as well as improvements in its bottom line. The company also announced the next stage in its growth plan.
Work has begun on the Grantham Designer Village Outlet, the £100 million investment that’s expected to provide up to 1,500 full- and part-time jobs when the Lincolnshire development is completed in 2023.
More positive news for retailers to enjoy Friday. Not only has consumer confidence continued to rise in March but Britons are also more upbeat about personal finances, according to GfK’s Consumer Confidence Index.
The French have always had a way with renovation. This week, Cartier took the concept to a new level, as it unveiled a substantial new work of urban scenography outside the brand’s historic flagship store in Paris.
Burberry is continuing to focus on tech in the all-important Asia market and has just announced a new digital project. It has worked with Elle Digital Japan to create an “interactive virtual replica of its Ginza store”.
The publication’s recently appointed editor-in-chief has resigned from her new position before officially starting, following backlash related to anti-Asian and homophobic tweets she posted a decade ago.