Sunday, November 19, 2017

Burberry half-year profits surge as it announces store closure scheme

Burberry has booked double-digit growth in reports in its half-year report while also announcing a store closure programme as part of a strategic overhaul.
Sidney Toledano

Dior boss Sidney Toledano promoted to LVMH fashion CEO

Christian Dior’s veteran chief executive Sidney Toledano will replace Pierre-Yves Roussel as head of the LVMH fashion group, amid a major senior reshuffle. 

Hugo Boss to open in Southampton’s Westquay

Hugo Boss is primed to open its first store in Southampton in a “fantastic result” for the Westquay shopping centre as it continues to attract luxury retailers.
Everyday Objects

Tiffany & Co mocked for exorbitantly priced “everyday objects”

Tiffany & Co has been pilloried on social media for its new home products range, which includes a sterling silver tin can being sold at £945.

Liberty records uptick in sales, profit & footfall despite tough market

Liberty has joined fellow luxury department stores Selfridges and Harrods in posting positive results in its last financial year in the face of a tough retail market.
Christopher Bailey

Burberry president & chief creative officer Christopher Bailey to depart

Burberry has announced that its president and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey will leave the company at the end of 2018.
Record Sales

Selfridges posts 11th year of record sales

Iconic department store Selfridges has posted its 11th consecutive year of record sales for the year ending January 28.

Browns chooses Shoreditch for first store in 20 years

Iconic fashion retailer Browns has opened its first new bricks-and-mortar store in 20 years in Shoreditch, east London.
leather waste

Burberry launches partnership to tackle leather waste

Burberry's charity division has announced a new a five-year partnership with London-based sustainable accessories brand Elvis and Kresse to help tackle leather waste

Bucherer: The luxury watch retailer you’ve never heard of

The black and bronze exterior of Bucherer’s flagship store in Lucerne will soon make its way to London. We met the leaders behind one of Europe’s largest watch retailers to find out more.

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2017 UK Retail Report

In a world where people can do all their Christmas shopping from their sofa, how will you entice them to your store? The good news...