Balmain has appointed Tancrède de Lalun to be group director of merchandising at the Paris house. A graduate of the Institut Français de la Mode, de Lalun has lengthy experience in merchandising and luxury goods.
Rolex has been named the top brand in the UK in this year’s Superbrands list. It moved up four places from 2019 to take the top spot, beating a raft of finance, technology, toy, travel and food brands.
The end of tax-free shopping for tourists in its current form is a step closer. The High Court has dismissed a claim that the government didn't consider the “devastating impact” of the rule change on retail and travel.
Leave it to Comme des Garçons to dream up yet another distinctive collaboration, in this case a yearly series with a magazine and a selection of creative people it admires, in a project named People of the Year.
American-born executive Ian Rogers is to exit 24S, the fledgling e-commerce wing of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury conglomerate, as part of a major shakeup in digital and information technology within the group.
LVMH has appointed Chris de Lapuente as its new Chairman and CEO of the luxury conglomerate’s Selective Retailing Division, making him one of the most powerful executives within the giant French luxury conglomerate.
The end of England’s second lockdown can’t come quick enough for store retailers. As they brace themselves for a three-week pre-Christmas shopping frenzy, they’re already having to play serious catch-up.
Matchesfashion and Net-A-Porter are playing a game of senior musical chairs with one of the leading lights of the latter joining Matches, while its commercial chief heads for a role at Richemont-owned Net-A-Porter.