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Stuart Weitzman to close all Japanese stores in August

Stuart Weitzman to close all Japanese stores in August

As it readjusts its strategy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the New York-based luxury footwear brand is reportedly closing all three of its brick-and-mortar stores in Japan this August.
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Harrods could cut 14% of staff as pandemic fallout continues

Harrods could cut 14% of staff as pandemic fallout continues

Harrods is believed to be cutting up to 700 jobs as the fallout from the coronavirus crisis continues to devastate the retail sector. That number would mean up to 14% of its workforce being made redundant.
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Gucci launches sustainable collection via Farfetch exclusive

Gucci launches sustainable collection via Farfetch exclusive

Sustainability is having an ever larger impact on luxury and this week Gucci launches its first collection under its Gucci Circular Lines initiative. It debuts on Farfetch where it will be exclusive for two weeks.
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New Klarna campaign and raffle focuses on true sneaker lovers

New Klarna campaign and raffle focuses on true sneaker lovers

Buy now, pay later payments specialist Klarna is launching a campaign targeting sneakerheads in which it will see five sought-after sneakers raffled off to “true sneaker lovers, who will enter using their heartbeat”.
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Bargain-hunting Britons seek investment accessories and high street buys - report

Bargain-hunting Britons seek investment accessories and high street buys - report

New LovetheSales.com analysis of e-shopper demand shows a hunger for luxury investment pieces as well as high street fashion for the looming day when consumers will be able to restart their social lives.
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LVMH reduces 2019 dividend by 20%, as sales plummet 15% in first quarter 2020

LVMH reduces 2019 dividend by 20%, as sales plummet 15% in first quarter 2020

"Expect a slow recovery from the pandemic in 2020", warned Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH, whose giant group on Tuesday morning announced a 20% reduction dividend in 2019.
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Belstaff Glasgow reopening sees launch of appointment service

Belstaff Glasgow reopening sees launch of appointment service

Belstaff has reopened its Glasgow store this week as Scottish non-essential shops have been allowed to open their doors again for the first time in months and it's using the moment to launch a by-appointment offer.
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Paul Stuart opens new Long Island store

Paul Stuart opens new Long Island store

The New York-based luxury fashion retailer has announced that its fifth full-service company-owned U.S. store will open at 50 Main Street in Southampton, New York, on July 1, 2020.
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Italy's artisans anxious as brands haggle to bridge luxury gap

Italy's artisans anxious as brands haggle to bridge luxury gap

With unsold luxury handbags and clothing gathering dust in their workshops, Italy's artisans fear for their future as brands cut orders and in some cases demand discounts and payment delays.
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Diesel unveils game-changing digital buying platform and exhibition space

Diesel unveils game-changing digital buying platform and exhibition space

Diesel has unveiled an all-digital way for the industry to buy without having to travel to showrooms, boosting sustainability and reflecting the post-Covid new world for fashion. All OTB brands will move to the platform.
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Air Jordan 1s by Dior to retail for US$2000

Air Jordan 1s by Dior to retail for US$2000

Much-coveted and highly collectible sneakers come at a cost, and that cost has now been determined: the starting price for a pair of Air Jordan 1 OG Diors will be 2000 US dollars/1,700 euros.
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Ferragamo delays H1 results, call to September, to give only sales in July

Ferragamo delays H1 results, call to September, to give only sales in July

Salvatore Ferragamo will release on July 28 only its half-year sales data, postponing the remaining financial data for the semester and a conference call with analysts to Sept. 15, the luxury group said on Thursday.
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Sustainability and key labels like Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci drive luxe resale

Sustainability and key labels like Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci drive luxe resale

European resale specialist Rebelle said this week that sustainability is the main reason for many consumers buying secondhand and that the Covid-19 crisis has boosted demand for luxury investment pieces.
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World Duty Free owner Dufry cuts jobs as travel retail takes huge pandemic hit

World Duty Free owner Dufry cuts jobs as travel retail takes huge pandemic hit

Swiss travel retail giant Dufry AG on Wednesday launched a restructuring programme designed to cut its staff costs as it works to protect its business following the effects of the coronavirus outbreak globally.
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Dior to launch mini-site for presales of Air Jordans by Dior

Dior to launch mini-site for presales of Air Jordans by Dior

The French luxury house is about to set up a mini-site, which is not for sales, but rather for pre-sales of the eagerly awaited collaboration.
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Valentino sues to close Fifth Avenue boutique in Manhattan, blames pandemic

Valentino sues to close Fifth Avenue boutique in Manhattan, blames pandemic

Valentino has sued the landlord of its American flagship store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, seeking to void its lease because the coronavirus pandemic has made keeping the store open impossible.
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