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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.
Retail sales better than expected in April but disappoint in May, reports show
The end of the week has seen two alternative views of UK retail released with official figures for April proving better than expected, but the latest CBI report for May suggesting disappointing turnover in recent weeks.
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.
Deckers Brands clocks 'exceptional' sales year, Hoka brand continues to burn bright
Deckers Brands announced on Thursday net sales surged 15.1% to $3.627 billion for the fiscal-year 2023, on the back of double-digit gains across all channels and regions, and a 58% sales hike at Hoka.
Movado first quarter suffers on U.S. retail, wholesale
Movado Group announced on Thursday net sales decreased 11.3% to $144.9 million in the first quarter, as the watchmaker faced declines in its wholesale customers’ physical stores, online retail and Movado company stores.
Ralph Lauren results top estimates as shoppers snap up Polos, pricey sweaters
Ralph Lauren Corp beat profit estimates and reported a rise in fourth-quarter revenue on Thursday as its new seasonal collections resonated with shoppers at a time when luxury spending has cooled in the United States.
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.
Adidas Originals and Craig Green unveil new Squash style
Remember the Adidas 1988 Squash performance shoe? If not, the German sportswear giant’s Originals brand has teamed up with designer Craig Green to debut the updated CG Squash Polta AKH.
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.
Eden Park unveils first watches; bullish for 2023 with Rugby World Cup in France
Eden Park unveiled its debut watch collection this week with Alpine watchmaker Herbelin; with the sportily chic label in a bullish mood, on the eve of the Rugby World Cup in France.
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.
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.