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Jane Hebden to launch Amelia Scott affordable jewellery brand
A new jewellery and accessories brand will launch next month with Amelia Scott making its debut under the guidance of watch and jewellery designer Jane Hebden.
UK footfall enjoys spring positives in latest week... but not Central London
The positives certainly came together for UK retail in the 21-27 May trading week. The run-up to school half-term week, the late May public holiday weekend and good spring weather all contributed to strengthen footfall.
Balenciaga transforms Paris into "Capital B" for spring 2024
Balenciaga unveiled its Spring 2024 collection with a digital catwalk show at 3pm on Tuesday May 30, a celebration of everyday life that took place in the capital filmed in front of its Avenue George V boutique.
Alberta Ferretti showcased her Resort 2024 collection in Rimini
The renowned designer took to the runway near the Sismondo castle to present a collection that pays tribute to her birthplace and to the Rimini-born director of "La Dolce Vita."
Flannels X launches London Beyoncé pop-up on Oxford Street
Flannels on Tuesday opened a week-long pop-up selling merchandise from Beyonce’s Renaissance World Tour as well as limited-edition pieces from her Balmain link-up in a deal with her Parkwood Entertainment company
Will the Olympic Games make LVMH "a prophet in its own country"?
LVMH's sponsorship of the Paris 2024 Olympics is "under discussion". It could represent a great opportunity for the world's top luxury goods company, which generates 90% of its sales abroad.
Philipe Camperio talks about how ChimHaeres came to launch, its strategy and ambitions
The businessman, who was responsible for the revival of Borsalino, has founded the new ChimHaeres luxury division with the Emirati fund Chimera and bought the Vionnet company. He reveals his strategy and his projects.
Chanel to double London HQ space
News last week that Chanel’s sales rose in double digits in 2022 was followed by the company saying it would double the size of its global HQ in London’s Mayfair and will move in during 2025.
New official figures show UK tourist visits still well behind 2019
The Office for National Statistics International Passenger Survey has shown that tourist visitors to the UK are well below 2019 levels with the New West End Co directly blaming the abolition of tax-free tourist shopping.
Ferragamo names Jeno Lee first global male ambassador
Italian luxury brand Ferragamo announced on Monday the appointment of Jeno Lee as the Florentine company's first global male ambassador.
Dior opens its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and spa at Beverly Hills Hotel
On May 26, the French luxury brand took over the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and opened its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and a poolside Spa. The event will run until September.
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.