The Spanish group’s The Style Outlets in Amsterdam is now 80% leased out, as Neinver also started work on the Alpes outlet centre in France, and the Vicolungo centre in Italy is undergoing a €9 million facelift.
It is hard to imagine a more venerable luxury brand than Cartier, which has a reputation for artisanal excellence second to none. Yet, the majority of its audience is that lodestone of modern marketing, millennials.
Chanel has pushed up the date of its next Métiers d’Art show, as Paris braces for a new series of transport strikes in December. Originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, but now advanced to Wednesday, December 4.
JP Hackett has opened the Savile Row townhouse location that it announced earlier this year with the high-end menswear brand adding further to its central London offer as the nearby Jermyn Street location remains open.
Burberry has introduced a new global parental leave policy and will offer all employees 18 weeks of parental leave at full pay and the opportunity to work a 30-hour week at full pay for four weeks on their return.
Analysts are predicting the Black Friday period to see spending anywhere from £4.3bn up to £8.7bn this year and while fashion & beauty will be a key sector, beauty will be the biggest winner in this mega-category.