Inditex sales may have risen only 2% in Q1 but it was still a record quarter and without currency exchange effects it would have powered ahead by 7% as both online and stores expansion again proved a winning formula.
A new deal between Harvey Nichols and tech firm Hero sees the luxury retailer offering a physical stores experience to online shoppers, and in its test phase its has driven conversion rates much, much higher.
China's Fosun International Ltd on Saturday launched its Atlantis Sanya luxury resort in a $1.74 billion bet that the sail-shaped development will become an icon in Hainan and a beacon to tourists domestic and abroad.
Prestige beauty company L'Occitane en Provence is taking its assortment on the road with its new L'Occi Truck, the first ever traveling retail experience for the brand, modeled on the food truck concept.
Four districts, 40 new independent shops and restaurants, and spaces for artists’ studios will transform Wembley Park in London into a major new destination as part of one of Europe’s largest urban regeneration projects.
Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.