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Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Fiona Firth managing director of its luxury menswear e-tailer Mr Porter. Firth hasn’t been brought in from outside but has been buying director at the operation since April 2016.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
Rinaldi became co-chief operating officer of the luxury retail group alongside Manju Malhotra in 2017. Malhotra will remain in her role, working alongside the management board to ensure the group continues to thrive.
At a time when every major luxury group wants to buy a niche perfume brand, few indie scent houses have been performing as enticingly as Memo International - whose three marques are all rapidly expanding worldwide.
The need to match rivals' prices is continuing to impact John Lewis with the company still being forced into discounts. And it doesn't play along, its sales are going into reverse as could be seen in its latest week.
Luxury department store Harrods is riding high despite a profits slip as its sales continue to rise. But its boss Michael Ward has warned that a possible Jeremy Corbyn-led government could dent turnover.