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LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH has announced plans to enhance its commitment to the campaign to prevent violence against women. The luxury group revealed it will donate funds to cover 1,000 hotel nights for the non-profit “Fondation des Femmes." 
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Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols has confirmed its commitment to its Dundrum Town Centre store in Dublin saying that the location will definitely reopen once the current Irish lockdown ends.
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Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Following their store debut on Carnaby Street, the Rolling Stones have unveiled a global e-commerce shop equipped with a 360° virtual experience “so customers can shop inside the store from anywhere in the world”.
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Claudia Plant takes over as CMO at Hunter

Claudia Plant takes over as CMO at Hunter

​Hunter has named a retail heavyweight to its chief marketing role as it continues to renew its top management team. It said that Claudia Plant, a luxury retail veteran who was a Net-A-Porter co-founder, has joined. 
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Gucci's evolution from aspirational label to inspirational brand

Gucci's evolution from aspirational label to inspirational brand

Faced with consumers who are increasingly demanding in terms of brand values, luxury labels are undergoing a sea change, extending their vision beyond products. Gucci more than others, through its unique initiatives. 
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Louis Vuitton ups support for RED with new sneaker

Louis Vuitton ups support for RED with new sneaker

Louis Vuitton has strengthened the RED collab’ club with a new red sneaker. Vuitton previously supported RED, the global organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to fight AIDS, with a special candle. 
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End to dive deeper into womenswear, grows buying team

End to dive deeper into womenswear, grows buying team

​Upscale sneakers-to-street menswear retailer End is to ramp up its womenswear offer for the AW21 season and is currently hunting for a womenswear buyer.
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Balenciaga to unveil its fall 2021 collection via video game

Balenciaga to unveil its fall 2021 collection via video game

The house of Balenciaga plans to stage its next runway show a long way from any catwalk. Instead of a runway, creative director Demna Gvasalia has opted for a video game. Scheduled for Sunday afternoon, December 6. 
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German online retailer Mytheresa confidentially files for U.S. IPO

German online retailer Mytheresa confidentially files for U.S. IPO

German online luxury retailer Mytheresa Group GmbH’s parent company said on Monday it had confidentially filed for an initial public offering in the United States.
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Luxury giants increase their grip on sector, growth continues but landscape shifts

Luxury giants increase their grip on sector, growth continues but landscape shifts

​The luxury goods industry was expanding healthily before the pandemic hit, but while sales were strong, a select group of luxury giants dominated the sector overall. 
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JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

​JD sports is believed to be in exclusive talks about buying Debenhams with the company reportedly interested in acquiring the entire business pre-Christmas.
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Tomorrow buys control of indie store Machine-A, founder to widen role

Tomorrow buys control of indie store Machine-A, founder to widen role

Tomorrow, the London brand consultancy, has announced an investment in independent concept store Machine-A and will become its majority shareholder as it works to expand the business. 
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Tommy Hilfiger names Avery Baker as president and chief brand officer

Tommy Hilfiger names Avery Baker as president and chief brand officer

Baker, who first joined Tommy Hilfiger in 1998, will now have global responsibility for the brand’s products, marketing and experiences across all categories, regions and channels.
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Jaeger and Peacocks go into administration but sale talks continue

Jaeger and Peacocks go into administration but sale talks continue

Edinburgh Woollen Mill’s Jaeger and Peacocks brands have gone into administration as no buyer has been found so far for the two businesses.
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Pandemic e-sales surge forces greater online focus at Fenwick

Pandemic e-sales surge forces greater online focus at Fenwick

​The still-new CEO of the Fenwick chain has spoken of how the company is doubling down on its efforts to drive e-tail sales. It's also widening its appeal with street brands and is upbeat for December footfall.
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Valentino, 'naked' dresses and bra tops are key for upbeat luxe shopper says Moda Operandi

Valentino, 'naked' dresses and bra tops are key for upbeat luxe shopper says Moda Operandi

​There may be a consensus that stuck-at-home consumers will be buying sweatpants and other comfort clothing for the foreseeable future, but a new Moda Operandi trend report suggests the future for fashion is brighter.
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