The French department store group, owner also of La Redoute, Royal Quartz Paris, Louis Pion, Mauboussin and BazarChic, has hired Sandra Weber, a corporate finance expert formerly with Swiss retail group Rallye.
Cross-border Commerce Europe, a cross-border commerce analyst, has ranked the top 100 most sustainable cross-border marketplaces in Europe. Top of the list, based on 10 factors, are Ebay, Etsy, Rakuten and Amazon.
The French e-tailer is set to hold talks with employee representatives with a view to ensuring a minimal level of operations at its Quai30 warehouse, currently inactive following two potential Covid-19 cases.
Maison Mode Méditerranée has introduced a few changes to its OpenMyMed Prize. The 13 names selected for 2020-21, including the first-ever Senegalese label picked, Romzy, will be mentored for two years and not just one.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
The French e-tail group is accelerating its expansion in Europe: it recently launched a Dutch site after striking a logistics deal with a local partner, and will extend the product range available in Germany in Q1 2020.
Nicolas Houzé, CEO of Galeries Lafayette and BHV for over 6 years, talks about his career in the family group in the latest LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast (in French), and also about his vision of luxury retail.