Surging sales at Louis Vuitton and Dior helped French luxury giant LVMH make a very strong start to 2021, with overall revenues returning to growth in the first quarter despite new coronavirus lockdowns in Europe.
After stepping into fine jewellery, luxury brand Gucci has diversified into luxury watch-making with a dedicated collection conceptualised by creative director Alessandro Michele and manufactured in Switzerland.
Luxury Swiss watchmakers, usually not fans of online retailing, are launching a new digital Watches & Wonders event on Wednesday to show off their latest products, hoping to revive sales hit by the coronavirus crisis.
At the conference staged on Thursday by Business France, the NellyRodi agency mapped out the new global consumption patterns, identifying 10 trends that correspond to 10 winning internationalisation practices.
The French have always had a way with renovation. This week, Cartier took the concept to a new level, as it unveiled a substantial new work of urban scenography outside the brand’s historic flagship store in Paris.