Under parent company EssilorLuxottica, Persol has experienced some key moments of growth within the past year, having opened its premiere New York boutique, and third Persol store globally, in November.
Zalando is rolling out its membership programme Zalando Plus to a new market with a debut in France. It means French customers will be able to access features such as express home delivery for €9.95 annually.
British designer Olivia Rubin is offering online customers a new purchase option with Klarna, and to celebrate their partnership, the brands are planning a pop-up salon during London Fashion Week in February.
A household name in the outdoor industry, Gert Boyle has passed away at the age of 95. Still active on Columbia's board, she also represented the brand in marketing campaigns. Her son is CEO of the group.
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.
A unique sister, gardener and woman of great elegance, Catherine Dior registered another achievement on Tuesday – inspiration for a sumptuous spring collection for the fashion house that her brother Christian founded.