Out with the old, in with the new. Peter Ridler has moved from his role at White Stuff and has taken over at Calvetron, the firm that owns Dash, Jacques Vert, Precis and Windsmoor after CEO Shaun Wills stepped down.
First it was Shop Direct calling off its mega-billions sale and now Kaupthing is believed to have ended the bidding process for its trio of key (but far less valuable) UK fashion brands, Oasis, Coast and Warehouse.
Cartier-maker Richemont said its sales rose by a better-than-expected 12 percent at constant currency in the five months to Aug. 31, helped by easy comparables and a strong performance in its jewellery business.
Harrods’ Fine Watch Room is to get a makeover over the next year, with plans including expanding the space to house ten large boutiques and an elevated multi-brand area. The redevelopment is due to be completed in 2018.
Georges Kern, tipped as a potential chief executive of Chloé and Alaia owner Richemont , left the luxury goods group abruptly on Friday just four months after taking over as head of its watchmaking division.