One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
Upmarket department store Galeries Lafayette said on Wednesday it will sell Boulanger household appliances and multimedia products in its stores, the latest alliance to compete with online giants like Amazon .
Following its opening of a new Place Vendôme location to host industry events around its olfactory lines, Dior will in September inaugurate a shop dedicated to its exclusive perfumes on the Champs-Elysées.
David Jones' new transformation plan could be a major boost for luxury brands in Australia as it grows its luxe offer in key locations and models its revamp on store like Harrods and Galeries Lafayette.
Pop-up stores; the multiple iterations of the Coco concept; three new fragrances and a marketing strategy especially created for millennials in the Instagram age are some of the latest developments from Chanel.