Giambattista Valli has opened a London flagship on Sloane Street as the key shopping thoroughfare’s profile moves even further upmarket with a raft of recent openings adding to its ultra-luxury appeal.
Q1 wasn't an undiluted triumph for Yoox Net-A-Porter as the off-price business proved a little slow. But full-price Net-A-Porter and designer e-stores powered ahead, even though exchange rates had a negative effect.
Barneys New York is bringing The Drop, its two-day 90-brand immersive shopping experience, to its Beverly Hills flagship. The first LA Drop will debut 20 exclusive capsules, and feature designer appearances.
Burberry has announced a “strategic investment” in leathergoods as it moves from a mainly apparel focus to grow its accessories business, buying a luxury leathergoods firm from longstanding Italian partner CF&P.
Strategy changes at Paul Smith are helping to transform the company's fortunes after six tough years. Founder Sir Paul Smith sales orders for the new season are up in double-digits and womenswear sales are surging.
Marchesa's Georgina Chapman has spoken for the first time since the Harvey Weinstein scandal erupted. It follows the first red carpet appearance for months of a Marchesa dress on Scarlett Johansson at the Met Gala
Canadian Tire is buying Helly Hansen with the firm saying it’s adding “a global brand and a leader in sportswear that professionals use and trust.” It’s paying C$985m for the firm that also includes UK brand Musto.
Italian luxury group Tod’s like-for-like sales should improve in the second quarter of the year and turn positive starting from the second half, its Chief Financial Officer Emilio Macellari said on Wednesday.
Chelsea’s King’s Road is seeing plenty of pop-up activity this month, including first time pop-up Rich Fashion, plus lifestyle brand Ville & Campagne and childrenswear retailer Four Fairies & A Prince.