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China’s Singles’ Day remains key occasion for luxury labels

China’s Singles’ Day remains key occasion for luxury labels

Despite the ‘common prosperity’ policy advocated by the Chinese government, the country’s Singles’ Day holiday set new records with soaring luxury goods purchases.
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Burberry launches immersive pop-up on Korea's Jeju Island

Burberry launches immersive pop-up on Korea's Jeju Island

​Burberry continues to pull out all the stops as it targets the Asian market and puts extra support behind its outerwear offer and has unveiled an Imagined Landscape pop-up in Jeju Island, Korea. 
Luxury
Brian Atwood debuts shoe capsule for Scarosso

Brian Atwood debuts shoe capsule for Scarosso

Italian direct-to-consumer footwear brand Scarosso has teamed up with American designer Brian Atwood to launch its first collection of high heeled shoe-wear. 
Luxury
Richemont in advanced talks with Farfetch on YNAP deal, H1 group sales soar

Richemont in advanced talks with Farfetch on YNAP deal, H1 group sales soar

​Luxury giant Richemont issued its latest set of results on Friday, but the biggest news was that it’s in talks with Farfetch around its loss-making Yoox Net-A-Porter business.
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Thailand's Central eyes Selfridges buy - report

Thailand's Central eyes Selfridges buy - report

​Thailand's Central Group is interested in bidding for Selfridges, a report said Thursday. Interestingly, it also owns La Rinascente, the Italian retailer of which ex-Selfridges CEO Vittorio Radice is Vice-Chairman.
Luxury
Global luxury sales set to outpace pre-Covid levels this year, Bain says

Global luxury sales set to outpace pre-Covid levels this year, Bain says

The luxury goods sector is set to move past the coronavirus crisis this year, fuelled by domestic spending in the United States and China, consultancy Bain said on Thursday.
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Mytheresa growth continues as online luxury take-up accelerates

Mytheresa growth continues as online luxury take-up accelerates

Luxury e-tailer Mytheresa said on Thursday that it saw strong GMV growth in its first quarter with a 29.7% rise in the three months to the end of September. It also saw continued strong profitability. 
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GPE's West End development houses new stores, Jimmy Choo's fashion academy

GPE's West End development houses new stores, Jimmy Choo's fashion academy

​Major London landlord Great Portland Estates has unveiled one of the latest fashion and retail-focused London developments and added an interesting and unique element to the still-recovering West End.
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Burberry is back: H1 outperforms despite ongoing challenges

Burberry is back: H1 outperforms despite ongoing challenges

H1 results at Burberry showed it making “strong progress”, with full-price sales surging and higher margins. Outerwear and leather did well and it's expanding its new store concept rollout as it boosts customer spend.
Luxury
Salvatore Ferragamo reports earnings of 40 million euros for first three quarters

Salvatore Ferragamo reports earnings of 40 million euros for first three quarters

The Italian luxury house has announced net income of 40 million euros for the first nine months of the fiscal year, solid results reflecting the brand's recovery, which has been led by Asia and the United States. 
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Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

The Kering luxury group announced Wednesday evening that Daniel Lee has abruptly quit his position as creative director of Bottega Veneta after just three years at the helm. No successor has been named. 
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Flannels' new Southampton store includes first-time Beauty Edit

Flannels' new Southampton store includes first-time Beauty Edit

​The store opening programme for Frasers Group’s luxury chain Flannels is showing no signs of slowing down with the latest new store being in Southampton and also having extra beauty interest.
Luxury
Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Retailers are launching holiday marketing campaigns to lure in-store shoppers as supply chain issues boost costs for consumers.  
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UK designer labels unite to drive positive climate action at COP26

UK designer labels unite to drive positive climate action at COP26

​A group of major UK luxury brands are coming together on Tuesday to take part in a special event linked to the COP26 conference. Burberry, Mulberry, Mother of Pearl and Stella McCartney are all taking part.
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Burberry launches new positive impact biodiversity strategy

Burberry launches new positive impact biodiversity strategy

​Burberry has announced a new biodiversity strategy after a study showed “leather, cashmere and wool have the most significant impact on biodiversity and account for a high proportion of Burberry’s carbon footprint”.
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West End recovery expected to continue into festive season

West End recovery expected to continue into festive season

​As many analysts and commentators question whether the retail recovery – and specifically the fashion retail recovery – can continue into the heart of the festive season, one key group thinks it can.
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