Why open just one pop-up store when you can have three. Maison Schiaparelli has done just that with temporary store concepts opening not just in London’s Dover Street Market but in the Los Angeles and New York DSMs too.
The strong results that Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors' owner reported this week were driven by consumers buying into the brands’ glamour positioning and their Signature branding, plus the athleisure offer at Kors.
UK retailers saw a reasonably good October with fashion sales in strongly positive territory, but whether sales will remain elevated as we head into the festive shopping season remains open to question.
French luxury group Chanel has hiked prices of some of its most sought after handbags at a time when strong consumer demand and low stocks in the run-up to the holiday shopping season are boosting their exclusivity.
Although UK retail footfall isn’t yet back to pre-pandemic 2019 levels, there was a “noticeable improvement” in October, Springboard has revealed. And a much-needed spring in the step last month came from city centres.