Salvatore Ferragamo is in negotiations with fragrance group Interparfums, which produces perfumes for brands including Coach and Jimmy Choo, about a licensing deal for the development of its own fragrances.
After successful runs in Paris, London and Shanghai, the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition touches down in New York this September, bringing over 200 haute couture garments to the Brooklyn Museum.
Stefano Della Valle, COO of CGE, has been appointed CEO of the Central Group’s subsidiary that runs its European department stores (Rinascente, The Kadewe Group, Magazine Zum Globus and Illum) and its property portfolio.
John Lobb has unveiled a new store concept in Paris that feels as much an art gallery or gentleman’s club as a traditional shoe shop; part of a global expansion that includes openings in California and the Middle East.
Giorgio Armani is dressing the Italian national football team in their official uniform for the Euro 2020 finals, which begin on 11 June, kitting out the squad and coach Roberto Mancini in pale powder blue.
Here’s one piece of positive tech for retail. Grosvenor Europe and technology firm MeltSpot have developed a digital tool to track the behaviour of visitors in shopping centres to identify areas of congestion.
As flagships go, Zara’s tend to be really big. And the Inditex star brand’s latest is no exception. The new store in the St David’s mall in Cardiff, which opened this week, measures 36,500 square feet.
Icon Outlet at the O2 now has an "interactive experience designed for capturing content to post on Instagram and TikTok”.The opening of Tikky Town underlines the importance of extra experiences for shopping malls.
News to cheer UK fashion omnichannel retail. The sector saw a near-record performance in May — the first full post-lockdown month — with sustained online sales bolstering overall growth, BDO’s latest data showed.
The fashion retailer achieved net sales of $345.8 million in the first quarter, up 64% from $210.3 million in the same period in the previous year, growth that meant the company was able to significantly cut its loss.