Paris's famed Galeries Lafayette department store, which receives some 37 million visitors every year, will reopen this weekend after being shuttered for nearly three months by the coronavirus pandemic, it said Friday.
Few brands have been more exposed to the retail collapse caused by the pandemic than Swarovski. We caught up with its CEO Robert Buchbauer for a check up on the status of the world's most famous crystal maker.
Despite the ongoing threat of the coronavirus outbreak, Lisbon Fashion Week returned for another season on 5-8 March to celebrate local fashion, promote sustainability and strengthen its position on the global stage.
French entrepreneur Laure Hériard-Dubreuil, founder of retailer The Webster, talked to FashionNetwork.com about The Webster’s success and new plans, following the opening of its seventh US store, in Los Angeles.
Faced with the retail sector’s troubles and the need for the French department store group to transform itself, the supervisory board has decided to end Le Printemps’ collaboration with Paolo de Cesare, CEO since 2007.
Five weeks into strikes crippling French transport, signs of the potential strain for the broader economy in France are starting to emerge as consumers shun shops and commuters struggle to get to work.