Richemont’s Montblanc brand and the luxury giant’s Yoox Net-A-Porter e-tail specialist have announced a new partnership. Montblanc will now use YNAP “to power the next iteration of its successful e-commerce platform”.
The president of YNAP’s fashion division, in charge of Yoox and The Outnet, explained to FashionNetwork.com how Yoox became a leading fashion and luxury e-tailer, and talked about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Friday, the Swiss luxury giant, owner of jewellery brand Cartier, announced its Group EVP Human Resources Sophie Guieysse is stepping down “with immediate effect”, in the midst of an executive remuneration row.
Kering’s eyewear business has announced a partnership with Chloé. Kering Eyewear will design, produce, and distribute eyewear for Chloé (Richemont), taking over from its previous partner Marchon Group.
Richemont mixed good news with bad on Friday as it delivered its full-year results, with the giant luxury group reporting resurgent demand in China on the reopening of its stores, but also a profits plunge.
Chanel has joined Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard and Tudor in a dramatic group decision to quit Baselworld and create their own luxury watch salon in Geneva, a potentially paradigm shift in the industry.
One of the pioneers of online luxury retail, Yoox Net-A-Porter’s CEO Federico Marchetti, is to step down from his role in charge of the Richemont-owned group, although he will stay on as chair of the firm.
As sales are seen to be slowing down, and with the arrival of a new CEO, French label Chloé might, according to some sources, be about to dismiss its creative director for ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories.