NEWS

RED Valentino opens new store in Milan

RED Valentino opens new store in Milan

RED Valentino, the diffusion line of Maison Valentino, has recently opened a new store in ...

Céline opens new store in Seoul at Cheongdam

Céline opens new store in Seoul at Cheongdam

French luxury fashion house of Céline has recently opened a new store in Seoul in the fash...

Dorchester Collection’s highly anticipated Eden Hotel opens in Rome

In line with Dorchester Collection’s continuous investment in taking the luxury experience to new levels, April will sees the unve...

COACH to open new store in Birmingham, UK

COACH is opening a new store in Birmingham at the Bullring Mall in Birmingham. The new Coach store which will cover 280 sq m bou...

Nobu Hotel to open in Marbella

Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa and Nobu Hospitality have confirmed plans to launch the Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Marbella at...

FRED opens second boutique in Hong Kong

French luxury jeweler FRED, owned by LVMH, has opened its second boutique in Hong Kong. The new store is located within the Ocean ...

Puig Group: José Manuel Albesa replaces Ralph Toledano as head of its fashion division

Spanish beauty and fashion group PUIG has appointed José Manuel Albesa as head of its fashion division. Albesa, currently the grou...

ANALYSIS

Swiss watchmakers expect a weak U.S. market in 2017

Swiss watchmakers expect a weak U.S. market in 2017

Swiss watchmakers expect the market to stay challenging this...

Integration between brick-and-mortar and web retailing - a priority for luxury brands

In 2016, the total number of luxury goods and services consumers worldwide reached 415 mil...

The future of luxury retail expansion

Luxury hubs such as New York, London, and Paris are very likely to sustain their density o...

Fitch: China luxury sales improve

China's recent recovery in luxury spending may boost sales of domestic department-store op...

OPPORTUNITIES

Baselworld 2017: most anticipated luxury watch launches

Baselworld 2017: most anticipated luxury watch launches

Rolex Rolex has unveiled a brand-new addition to its Yach...

Bentley unveils EXP 12 Speed 6e electric concept in Geneva

At this year’s Geneva Motor Show, Bentley has unveiled EXP 12 Speed 6e, an electric concep...

Why is Sephora betting on augmented reality

Bridget Dolan and her team at Sephora’s Innovation Lab, based in San Francisco, were a...

LVMH launches single e-commerce platform for all its brands

LVMH is working on an ecommerce site that would bring together all of its brands — and tho...

CONCIERGE

Babor Spa opens at Porsche Design Tower Miami

Babor Spa opens at Porsche Design Tower Miami

The Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, is t...

London’s latest luxury wellness club now open at The Lanesborough

Conceived as a 'luxury club for life', The Lanesborough Club & Spa at The Lanesborough...

Inside the highly anticipated Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Located adjacent to The Beverly Hilton on the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevar...

Kempinski opens new hotel in Oman this year

Kempinski Hotel Muscat will open in Al Mouj by the fourth quarter of this year, according ...

REVIEW

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

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

On my return to the The Ritz-Carlton Vienna, three years sin...

Ritz Carlton Budapest, a most gracious experience (REVIEW)

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

Shangri-La Hambantota redefines luxury in Sri Lanka (REVIEW)

With an exceptional location on the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka, in Hambantota, the brand ...

Shangri-La, Taipei’s finest luxury hotels

Housed within a tower building in the Daan District, Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza has been...

LEADERS

Alexandre Arnault appointed co-CEO of Rimowa

Alexandre Arnault appointed co-CEO of Rimowa

The acquisition of Rimowa brings to over 80 the number of in...

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 ...

Johann Rupert, Chairmain of Richemont, establishes Michelangelo Foundation with craftsmanship focus

Johann Rupert, 66-year-old South African billionaire, chairman and controlling sharehold...

The future of the luxury brands of Starwood and Marriott: “We keep all brands”

In a recent interview, Tina Edmundson, Marriott’s Global Brand Officer provided her vi...

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