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.
London Fashion Week Men’s has unveiled its provisional schedule for next season and the emphasis is very much on youth and gender fluidity. The three-day season lists 42 separate events, four less than in June 2018.
Farfetch losses may have grown in Q3, but at its still-early development stage that's no shock. Losses aside, its Q3 report showed it surging ahead on sales and market share with enough cash to fund its lofty ambitions.
Michael Kors may have seen its shares falling sharply after sales missed analysts’ forecasts, but the message from the company’s top team was (almost) all positive as it looked to a time when it will be an $8bn group.
Condé Nast, the New York publishing group that boasts the world’s toniest stable of glossy magazines, is to open an edition of Vogue in Hong Kong, underlining the importance of the city port as a luxury destination.
Richemont and China’s Alibaba Group have unveiled a global strategic partnership that will see the two star retail brands under the Yoox Net-A-Porter banner being taken directly to the all-important Chinese consumer.
LVMH are being very, very nice to Celine and Hedi Slimane. The group just handed over the former Dior Homme boutique on high-traffic corner of Paris' rue François 1er and rue Marignan to Celine for a new store.
Demand for Gucci handbags proved more resilient than expected in the third quarter, helping to drive a strong revenue rise at parent Kering at a time of heightened investor nerves over luxury goods companies.
Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe is seeing good demand across the world, its president told Reuters on Thursday, playing down industry concerns about a potential slowdown in top luxury goods buyer China.
The Zenith Manufacture has teamed up with the online luxury menswear retailer, Mr Porter, and the watch customization specialist, Bamford, on a limited-edition model based on its "Zenith Heritage 146" model.