Department stores are the shopping destination of choice for most consumers looking for gifts ahead of Christmas, but a new report has revealed that many of the UK’s biggest names have poor customer satisfaction.
The De Fursac menswear brand newly owned by SMCP has opened its first retail space in London with a debut at Selfridges. The space is a pop-up and will stay open through the festive period and into February next year.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
The cinema aims to further expand the range of innovative experiences at the high-end store. Selfridges said this is the first time a department store anywhere in the world has permanently opened such a facility.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group, which owns among others Diesel and Marni, will develop, produce and distribute through its subsidiary Staff International the collections of the French label designed by Christelle Kocher.
The Italian interiors brand has opened a first Dutch store in Amsterdam, bringing the total of its monobrand shops to seven and launching also its Dutch e-tail site, as it forecasts a revenue of €16 million for 2019.