Muji has just opened its latest store outside of Japan, now beating the number of stores it has in its domestic market. It will focus on growing the number further as it targets SE Asia and plans its Vietnam launch.
It has been an exciting summer for makeup artist Pat McGrath -- not only did she win the prestigious Founder's Award at this year's CFDA Awards, but she has also just been named beauty-editor-at-large of British Vogue.
Michael Kors has reached a deal to buy its smaller luxury segment peer Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million, well above the £800 million that was expected. It plans fast expansion and a move into new fashion product areas.
London's luxury shopping appeal was underlined Monday on news that a private jet firm has seen surging demand for London flights as even wealthy shoppers take advantage of post-Brexit vote luxury bargains.
As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source.
Unilever did well in H1 on the back of cost cuts and some good brand performances. Its Dove, Sunsilk, Dermalogica, Dollar Shave Club and Living Proof brands all continued to grow strongly during the half.
Sir Philip Green has named Burberry's ex-chief merchandising officer Paul Price as CEO at the Topshop/Topman business with a remit to grow globally and expand its digital footprint. But will it also move upmarket?