NEWS

Dior, Nike, and Inditex top Forbes' 2017 Global 2000 list

Dior, Nike, and Inditex top Forbes' 2017 Global 2000 list

Dior, Nike, and Inditex have topped Forbes' 2017 Global 2000 list as the largest apparel c...

Prince Al-Waleed partners with Ashkenazy to take full control of Plaza New York

Prince Al-Waleed partners with Ashkenazy to take full control of Plaza New York

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, who owns a 50-percent stake in The Plaza New York, has r...

Mulberry opts for see-now buy-now in 2018, will skip next LFW

Mulberry is the latest fashion brand to join the see now, buy now movement. It has announced a move designed to build a more direc...

Rosewood opens fourth property in Mexico - Rosewood Puebla

Rosewood Puebla opens this week, marking the fourth Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® property in Mexico, in one of the country’s mos...

Dolce & Gabbana opens new palace - store in Venice

Dolce&Gabbana has recently opened a new store in Venice. Located within Palazzo Torres, the new palace-style store which cover...

CK and Tommy Hilfiger owner, PVH Corp first quarter results beat expectations

 PVH Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $70.4 million. The New York-based company said it had net income o...

Corneliani to expand in the U.S.

Bahrain-based fund Investcorp, which acquired a stake in Corneliani  in 2016, along with the Corneliani family, decided to potenti...

ANALYSIS

Luxury brands step up digital strategies

Luxury brands step up digital strategies

Luxury brands are working harder than ever to get their onli...

Russian and American shoppers drive luxury shopping in London

Russian and American shoppers in particular are also key to the spending bonanza, new data...

The negative impact of the grey market on the luxury watchmakers

With sales falling, more unsold timepieces are finding their way from the Swiss-dominated ...

Millennial consumers are keen to 'see now, buy now, wear now'

Younger consumers are without a doubt dictating how brands and retailers operate. The “dis...

OPPORTUNITIES

Omnichannel Strategy Secrets in Luxury: Opposites Attract

Retail is going through a rapid transformation, driven by changing consumer habits, both c...

Matchesfashion.com to open massive retail concept space in Mayfair, London

 Matchesfashion.com is planning to open a new retail concept space over six floors in the ...

Neiman Marcus to open in-store beauty salons

Neiman Marcus announced that it will begin opening DreamDry (New York) hair salons within ...

CONCIERGE

Patek Philippe presents ‘The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition’ in New York

Patek Philippe presents ‘The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition’ in New York

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe celebrates its long h...

Galle Hotel Sri Lanka to launch L’Occitane later this year

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel is set to unveil its new L’Occitane spa later this year follo...

Park Hyatt to open in Los Angeles in 2019

Oceanwide Plaza, the first North American development by prominent international developer...

Latest novelties at Ananda in the Himalayas

Revive your well-being this summer at the world renowned Ananda in the Himalayas, which is...

REVIEW

Shangri-La Hotel Nanjing, the finest in Nanjing and a true global flagship (REVIEW)

Shangri-La Hotel Nanjing, the finest in Nanjing and a true global flagship (REVIEW)

Xian, Nanjing, Hangzhou – three dynasties (Qin – Ming – Song...

Midtown Shangri-La, Hangzhou, a symbol for Shangri-La’s success in China (REVIEW)

Xian, Nanjing, Hangzhou - three dynasties (Qin - Ming - Song), three ancient capital citie...

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna, one of the finest in the imperial city (REVIEW)

On my return to the The Ritz-Carlton Vienna, three years since my first stay, I was most i...

Ritz Carlton Budapest, a most gracious experience (REVIEW)

Housed within a protected historic building overlooking Elizabeth Square, with views over ...

LEADERS

Audemars Piguet CEO expresses optimism for future

Audemars Piguet CEO expresses optimism for future

In a struggling sector, Audemars Piguet is hiring one hundre...

An exceptional luxury hotelier on disruptors and industry challenges (Lars Wagner)

How would you define the disrupters which have been impacting the hotel industry recently?...

Alexandre Arnault appointed co-CEO of Rimowa

The acquisition of Rimowa brings to over 80 the number of international brands owned by LV...

Yves Saint Laurent aims to surpass 3 billion euros in turnover

2016 was the sixth consecutive year of growth for Yves Saint Laurent, with sales reaching ...

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