Giorgio Armani has revealed plans to open an Armani Hotel near Riyadh, in his latest expansion of his hotel chain. He opened his first Armani Hotel in 2011 in Dubai inside the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
UK retail footfall continues to lag pre-pandemic levels by a large margin with February footfall down 23% compared to the last normal month before Covid hit, the latest data from Datscha, analysed by RSM shows.
Mytheresa and Vestiaire Collective have extended their resale collaboration, which means Mytheresa’s UK luxury customers with items to sell will be able to take advantage of the French pre-owned marketplace’s services.
Improving customer satisfaction while also cutting environmental waste looks like a win-win for any retailer. To meet those dual goals, footwear giant Clarks has signed Israeli circular economy tech start-up OtailO.
Tapestry’s US luxury fashion and leathergoods retailer Coach has opened an upsized store in Edinburgh’s £1 billion retail and entertainment destination St James Quarter, taking a new 3,140 sq ft space.
Dai has debuted a permanent store in London Covent Garden’s Seven Dials region. The sustainable women’s performance wear brand is also being joined by retro sustainable fashion brands Vintage Threads and True Vintage.
Early April Fool’s Day prank story? It appears not. Property giant Hammerson is endorsing homemade fried chicken brand The Bok Shop to join forces with London sneaker store OffGrid to create a “new retail experience”.