The fragile retail sector in the UK, and especially in central London, is continuing to get support from spending by international shoppers and American and Russian consumers are prominent among those, Global Blue said.
The jewelry retailer announced on Monday that its SVP and chief merchandising officer, Pamela Cloud, will be stepping down from her position, and also revealed that it is creating the new role of chief brand officer.
The Parisian jeweler has reopened its boutique in the Windy City after a six-month renovation, the latest in a string of refurbishments undertaken by the brand as it updates its physical retail strategy.
Italian authorities arrested the boss of a company in the southern city of Naples that employed dozens of undocumented workers allegedly making leathergoods for some of Europe's best-known luxury groups.
Kering Group’s luxury menswear brand Brioni has named the US celebrity Brad Pitt as its new brand ambassador. The brand is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this coming year with a special event at Pitti Uomo.
Retail billionaire Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has demanded new rent deals are tied to sales across his store empire that now includes HoF and Jack Wills as well as Sports Direct and Flannels.
A matter of days after the confirmation of a collaboration between Prada and Adidas, the worlds of luxury and sneakers may be coming together once again, via a Jordan 1 signed by Dior, rumored to be released next June.
The Morellato group, a European leader in the production and distribution of jewellery and watches, has announced the acquisition of French chain Cleor, one of the country's leading jewellery retailers.