Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.
The Italian executive, who joined the luxury house in 2015, has occupied the position of executive vice president for merchandising and global markets since 2018, playing a central role at the company.
The luxury label owned by LVMH has doubled its leather goods production capacity in Tuscany with a new site in Radda in Chianti. The site, in which Celine invested over €20 million, is set to double its staff by 2021.
Crystal specialist Swarovski has chosen Milan and Italy as the first venue of its new Crystal Studio retail format, based on interactivity and digital tech, which will be replicated with various adaptations worldwide.
Mark Howard Thomas has quit Helmut Lang, barely two years after being appointed creative director of menswear of the fashion house - leaving one month after presenting a critically acclaimed Lang show in New York.
Few luxury brands have been as quietly busy as Chanel, which has strategically bought stakes in three new businesses and, just this week, unveiled the structure of its new center for artisanal excellence, called 19M.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has acquired a stake in Madhappy, the American direct-to-consumer casualwear brand, via LVMH Luxury Ventures, an investment vehicle with the group that previously bought into Gabriela Hearst.