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Pandemic impact: Farfetch says consumers shop more sustainably now

Pandemic impact: Farfetch says consumers shop more sustainably now

​Farfetch has just published its first annual Conscious Luxury Trends Report, examining how luxury consumers are shopping more responsibly.
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Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

​Hermès has opened an entirely new space inside London’s Harrods, dedicated exclusively to women’s product. The store celebrates the “depth and richness” of its female-focused collections”.
Luxury
World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

Nike has once again claimed the title of the world’s most valuable apparel brand. It’s the seventh year in a row that it has taken top spot in the annual Brand Finance ranking.
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Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

​Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories. 
Luxury
Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

The German luxury e-tailer announced on Wednesday that, as part of its aggressive expansion strategy in the U.S. and Canada, Heather Kaminetsky will be joining the company as president for North America on June 1, 2021.
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Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated his latest collection to warrior women like his mother; a homage to feminine power featuring all manner of flags, unveiled online on Wednsday.
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Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

​Simone Rocha has added e-commerce to its website with consumers now able to shop an edit of its collection online.
Luxury
Kering's shares climb after luxury goods group posts higher Q1 sales

Kering's shares climb after luxury goods group posts higher Q1 sales

Shares in French luxury goods group Kering, whose brands include Gucci, rose on Wednesday after Gucci's revenues rebounded strongly in the first quarter.
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Seven Dials aims to attract more visitors with live music

Seven Dials aims to attract more visitors with live music

​As retailers and their landlords pull out all the stops in order to attract as many shoppers as possible back into their stores, landlord Shaftesbury has relaunched an initiative in the Seven Dials area.
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Renovation work starts on John Lewis's Peter Jones store

Renovation work starts on John Lewis's Peter Jones store

​John Lewis Partnership may be closing some of its department stores, but it's also investing in its flagship properties and it's about to start renovating the facade of its Peter Jones store in London’s Chelsea.
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Zalando enjoys better-than-expected Q1 as e-tail strength continues

Zalando enjoys better-than-expected Q1 as e-tail strength continues

Fashion e-tail giant Zalando is expecting its Q1 results to beat what the market has been predicting due to the SS21 season starting more strongly than it had expected and returns continuing to stay low.
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Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Sales at Kering rose by 26% in the first quarter of 2021, led by a strong rebound for its star label Gucci, with growth in Asia and the United States more than offsetting new coronavirus lockdowns in much of Europe.
Luxury
LVMH, Prada and Cartier join forces on blockchain

LVMH, Prada and Cartier join forces on blockchain

Luxury groups LVMH and Prada along with Richemont-owned Cartier announced Tuesday they are joining forces on a blockchain that will allow consumers to authenticate their goods.
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Mulberry unveils new Sustainability Manifesto

Mulberry unveils new Sustainability Manifesto

​What better way to celebrate your 50th anniversary year than the launch of an “ambitious” sustainability manifesto.
Luxury
Burberry embraces augmented reality for SS21 Pocket Bag launch

Burberry embraces augmented reality for SS21 Pocket Bag launch

Burberry is continuing its deep dive into technology and said that it's marking the SS21 launch of the Pocket Bag with an augmented reality experience.
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Elsa Lanzo takes over as president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

Elsa Lanzo takes over as president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

The French men's fashion institution has elected the Rick Owens CEO to the head of its governing board. She succeeds Celine's Séverine Merle, while Maison Margiela CEO Gianfranco Gianangeli has become vice president. 
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