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John Lewis names non-exec Nish Kankiwala to new CEO role
It’s a big news week for John Lewis with its results due Thursday and a new concept store layout unveiled Tuesday. And Wednesday? Just the small matter of a new CEO.
Chinese consumers out of Covid gates with caution, rather than zest
Chinese consumers, unshackled from Covid-19 restrictions, are returning to hotels, restaurants and some shops, but they are choosy about what they buy, disappointing hopes for an immediate post-pandemic splurge.
Kith opens Miami Design District store, Kith Treats and Kith for Sadelle's restaurant
Luxury streetwear brand Kith has announced the expansion of its Miami locations with the opening of Kith’s second Miami location, Kith for Sadelle’s inaugural Miami restaurant, and a standalone Kith Treats store.
Luxury leather goods brand GRAF PARIS finds a home at Paris's Four Seasons Hotel
Luxury leather goods brand GRAF PARIS, designed by illustrious architect and decorator François-Joseph Graf, has opened a boutique within Paris's Four Seasons hotel.
Chateau Orlando: Luke Edward Hall does optimistic fashion
Leave it to Pitti to herald a fresh luxury concept, in this case Chateau Orlando; an unusual hybrid brand where fashion meets décor and design, and the brainchild of Luke Edward Hall.
New stores, residential program, sales growth... South Coast Plaza ends 2022 on a high note
The South Coast Plaza shopping center is ending the year on a high note with more than 25 new and redesigned stores. FashionNetwork.com sat down with Debra Gunn Downing, executive director marketing, to get an update.
Eleventy adds to international presence with first London store
The brand opened a boutique inside the Berkeley hotel in London’s luxury district of Knightsbridge as part of the label’s international expansion drive, which began with a store on New York's Madison Avenue.
Caviar Kaspia launches into fashion, reveals new skis and debuts in Saint Moritz
The latest fashionable restaurant to reinvent itself as a fashionable fashion destination is Caviar Kaspia, which has just launched a signature cashmere knitwear collection, and debuted couture-worthy alpine skis.
Urban Outfitters earnings plummet despite sales gains across most segments
Urban Outfitters, Inc. announced on Monday revenues for the third quarter increased by almost 4%, fueled by strong comparable sales at the apparel company's Anthropologie and Free People brands.
New York City chef Maureen Cavalieri expands oeuvre to curated sustainably minded gift boxes
After a career cooking for celebrities, this Manhattan chef is adding another outlet for her creativity: eco-conscious gift-giving.
Zuckerberg says WhatsApp business chat will drive sales sooner than metaverse
Meta Platforms Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told employees that WhatsApp and Messenger would drive the company's next wave of sales growth, as he sought to assuage concerns about Meta after its first mass layoffs.
Vuitton opens LV Dream and reveals plans for hotel, amid Bernard Arnault splurge in Paris real estate
Louis Vuitton unveiled LV Dream, its latest art installation, in Paris on Tuesday evening, located in a building it eventually plans to turn into a hotel, amid a real estate spree by patron Bernard Arnault.
M&S sales growth continues, but it warns of tough year to come
M&S’s half-year results on Wednesday showed that the recovering retail giant continues to make progress as it reported higher sales for the half to 1 October.
The Bradery: Edouard Caraco talks Showroomprivé, premium positioning and new "lifestyle" offer
After ShowroomPrivé's acquisition of The Bradery, its co-founder talks about his strategic ambitions, the development of the lifestyle offer, and above all his desire to increase the selectivity of the premium website.
Instagram looking into issues after user complaints
Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram said on Monday it was looking into an issue preventing thousands of its users from accessing the photo-sharing application.
Gucci Vault debuts first offline experience for Palace X Gucci collection
Gucci Vault, the online concept store, is going offline for the launch of the Palace X Gucci collection with the opening of a brand-new series of pop-ups and one-of-a-kind Palace store takeovers.