Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
The owner of designer outlets in the UK and Italy has announced a €1bn investment in new centres and expansions to make shopping more experiential and lure more millennials and Gen Zs into shopping centres.
Luxury brands will increasingly have to court Chinese shoppers on their home turf, as purchases soar among a clientele who are forecast to generate nearly half the industry’s sales by 2025, a study showed on Thursday.
YNAP’s luxury e-tailers Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter have unveiled their Christmas marketing campaigns with a focus for the former on the “ultimate in party dressing” and the latter on the service proposition.
John Lewis has unveiled its Christmas ad with the big reveal of what has come to be the most anticipated UK festive campaign being less of a surprise this year given that Elton John’s involvement was flagged in advance.
The Middle East, a region with a €13 billion luxury market, didn’t have a single fashion school until this decade. Surprisingly, the first institute was born in Beirut. We visited it to discover its remarkable story.
Mr Porter and Roger Dubuis are launching a collab collection on the menswear site with the luxe price tag also including a big experience element as they work with Lamborghini to add a strong USP to the products.