YNAP said its Cyber Weekend lived up to predictions with a strong rise in demand for “fine jewellery and watches, partywear and exclusive items as luxury customers treated themselves to something special.”
Geox, the techy Italian footwear giant, and Dragon, the Formula E team owned by media investor Jay Penske, have signed a strategic long-term agreement that will result in the race car changing its name.
Following a pop-up in New York’s SoHo at the beginning of the month, the French haute horlogerie brand has launched its US e-commerce platform, bringing its range of luxury watches to American consumers.
London newspaper the Evening Standard has launched a new digital platform targeting high net worth individuals in the UK and North America and offering “quality lifestyle content" plus shoppable links.
Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
Luxury brands will increasingly have to court Chinese shoppers on their home turf, as purchases soar among a clientele who are forecast to generate nearly half the industry’s sales by 2025, a study showed on Thursday.
YNAP’s luxury e-tailers Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter have unveiled their Christmas marketing campaigns with a focus for the former on the “ultimate in party dressing” and the latter on the service proposition.
Mr Porter and Roger Dubuis are launching a collab collection on the menswear site with the luxe price tag also including a big experience element as they work with Lamborghini to add a strong USP to the products.
London Fashion Week Men’s has unveiled its provisional schedule for next season and the emphasis is very much on youth and gender fluidity. The three-day season lists 42 separate events, four less than in June 2018.